Make your cottagecore dream home true by learning these tricks on how to train climbing plants. It will take your vine plants to new heights!
Yes, we’re taking houseplants to new heights! No, literally, we’re taking your houseplants higher because we’ll be teaching you how to train climbing plants. If you can train your pet to obey some commands, you can also train your Pothos or Philodendron to climb. However, it would require guidance because plants can’t take care of themselves after all.
Choose a Healthy Plant
Start by working with a healthy climbing plant. Soak the rootball of the plant in water, then dig a hole for your plant of about 45cm. Make sure to add plenty of potting soil to retain the moisture in the soil. Tilt the rootball by 45°, and point the plant in the direction you want it to grow.
Place It in a Spot With Proper Sunlight
It’s important to pick a sunny spot in your home or garden for your plants. Bright, indirect sunlight is the best type of light for almost all indoor plants.
Support Climbing Plants With Wires
Support your climbing plants with horizontal wires, at least 45cm apart, on your wall or fence. You can secure the wire by looping the ends through the eye with a pair of pliers. You can also attach the vines with staples or small hooks.
Grow Climbing Plants With Other Plants
Climbing plants are already visually pleasing as it is, but growing them with other plants can make it more visually interesting, like a multicolored wall garden. Combine leafy plants and flowering plants, such as Ivy and Morning Glory or Sweet Pea.
Pretty easy to learn how to train climbing plants. The last thing you should keep in mind is to avoid overwatering and be patient with your climbing plants. Over time, it will grow healthy and upward. Check out our Plant Care blog to learn more about different houseplants and tips on how to keep your plants alive and healthy.
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