Can you grow Muehlenbeckia inside?

Angel Vine is a sprawling shrub with long, wiry stems, densely covered by small, round leaves. Its growing habits make it a versatile plant indoors. To show off its thickly leafed vines, put this trailing vine in a hanging basket.

How do you care for Muehlenbeckia Axillaris?

Wire Vine (Muehlenbeckia axillaris)

  1. Plant Feed. Feed monthly.
  2. Watering. Keep well-watered.
  3. Soil. Fertile, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Place in an area protected from cold, drying winds. Best in fertile, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather. Trim back as needed.

Is Muehlenbeckia a NZ native?

Vigorous semi-deciduous New Zealand native vine that grows into a tangled mass and forms a dense mound up to 2m wide and 5m high or more.

How do you plant Muehlenbeckia Axillaris?

Trim any broken roots and plant at the same level as in the container. Dig a hole twice the diameter of the root ball and firm in and water once planted. Make sure plants are watered well until established if planting in a drier period.

How often should I water Muehlenbeckia?

Space plants 18 to 24 inches (46-61 cm.) apart. Newly planted wire vine will soon send out shoots to cover the space between plants. After planting your Muehlenbeckia, water it regularly until it becomes well-established in its new site.

Is wire vine invasive?

(zone 8b) This plant has not been invasive for me although it does spread. It has done well in shaded areas in my clay soil, but has not done well in sun.

How do you take cuttings from Muehlenbeckia?

Angel vines respond well to propagation when the cuttings are taken in the summer. Look for healthy stems that have several leaves on them and cut their tips at about 3 to 4 inches (7-10 cm). For optimal results, the cuttings should be dipped in rooting hormone before transplanting them into the soil.

Do rabbits eat Muehlenbeckia?

Plants suffer from trampling and browsing by livestock and other introduced mammals such as rabbits, hares, and possums, and seedlings are eaten by slugs and snails. Some plants have been seen succumbing to scale insects and fungal disease.

Is creeping wire vine invasive?

The Australian National Botanic Gardens warns that creeping wire vine spreads relentlessly and can quickly overwhelm other plants in the garden. This trait makes it an effective weed-suppressing ground cover, but it also means that it can become invasive under the right circumstances.

Can you grow wire vine indoors?

Indoors, it makes a pretty low-maintenance houseplant. Wire vine does well with bright indirect or direct light for several hours. Creeping wire vine makes a good trailing plant indoors. The small, round green leaves appear to grow from a thin, nearly black wiry vine.

Is wire vine Evergreen?

Muehlenbeckia complexa (Wire Vine) – A twining evergreen vine that can climb or clamber over any support to reach 20-30 feet tall and without support becomes a sprawling tall groundcover of equal width. Dense, wire-like stems are covered with interlaced tiny small round light green leaves.

Is Angel vine the same as wire vine?

Wire vine’s small round leaves growing along thin wire-like stems add charm to any indoor plant collection. Also known as maidenhair and angel vine, this plant prefers bright light and moderately moist soil spring through fall. …

How big does a Muehlenbeckia axillaris get?

Muehlenbeckia axillaris is a deciduous Climber growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower in July. The species is dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required)..

What kind of plant is Muehlenbeckia complexia?

Muehlenbeckia complexa is cultivated as an ornamental and escapes rarely in the flora area. I have seen a number of plants referred to as M. complexa and as wire vine in gardencentres in the Vancouver area. From my childhood in New Zealand I doubt that minus 35 F was ever something achieved in the alps of NZ.

When do the leaves fall off a Muehlenbeckia vine?

Tiny little leaves make it look like a delicate little rockery plant, but don’t plant it in a small space, it spreads just as fast as its larger leafed relatives (up to 20′ wide). Leaves turn bronzy before dropping in late fall/early winter. Z7 This variety is of unknown parentage, but is perhaps a large leafed selection of Muehlenbeckia complexa.

How big of a space do you need for Muehlenbeckia?

Well-drained soil is a must. In colder climates, plant it in a dry and somewhat sheltered spot. Space plants 18 to 24 inches (46-61 cm.) apart. Newly planted wire vine will soon send out shoots to cover the space between plants. After planting your Muehlenbeckia, water it regularly until it becomes well-established in its new site.