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Feb 14, 2019 7:59 AM CST
England
Hello, I would love to have my plant identified so I know how to look after it. It has fur under the leaves and on the stem. Leaves have a spiky edge where the veins end. It was propagated with a clipping that grew roots in water.
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Feb 14, 2019 8:36 AM CST
Evansville, IN (Zone 6b)
creeping euonymous, I believe. I spend a lot of time eradicating that plant from my yard. It will take over if you don't manage it closely.
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Feb 14, 2019 8:47 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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No not a Euonymus, it's Cissus rhombifolia, aka grape ivy. Being in England you'll be growing it as a houseplant. It's pretty trouble free and can be pruned to keep it in shape. You've done well to root the cutting. Good luck with it.
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Feb 14, 2019 8:55 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Looks like Grape Ivy (Cissus alata) to me too. It was popular hanging basket plant at one time but I haven't seen it around in awhile.

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Feb 15, 2019 8:06 AM CST
England
Hello, Thank you all so much for getting back to me!!
Some one else had also said to me Grape Ivy (Cissus rhombifolia), but i had thought that maybe the leaves were too different in shape to be the same.
They are shaped like a spear rather than the xmas tree shape of the Grape Ivy. However i am no expert and i am only going by what i see, I feel more sure of my friends opinion now that 2 other people seem to back it up and perhaps the shape of the leaf changes as it grows?

PS i dont know what the acorns do, but i gave 1 to everyone to say thanks!!

UPDATE: I found this image uploaded by plantladylin which completely matches the leaves on my plant! Thank you all so much! WIth out your help i would have been in danger of over watering my plant!

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