mandevilla - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by dliebert
June 6, 2010
this plant is about 15-20 inches tall now how tall will this get,& does it have to have something to climb up.can i take cutting's & start another plant? Thank's

Answer from NGA
June 6, 2010


Mandevilla is a vining plant and can grow about 10' tall. It should have a trellis on which to climb. You can keep it smaller by pinching out the growing tips periodically during the growing season. You can take cuttings to propagate mandevilla. Just snip off 6" long stem tips, strip the lower leaves from the stem and dip the end of the stem in rooting hormone before setting it in a pot of moistened potting soil. It will root in a few weeks.

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