Houseplants forum: What do I do with this crazy Hoya shoot?

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Name: Kristi
South Bend, IN (Zone 5b)
Oct 17, 2016 11:44 AM CST
I have a few Hoya's and this particular one has this crazy long shoot coming out of it. It has a twisted vine around it. Should I do something with it? It has never bloomed, is this something to do with blooming? Thanks for any ideas - Hoya's a new to me, but I love them!

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Georgia (Zone 8a)
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Oct 17, 2016 11:53 AM CST
I say just leave it be. They often shoot out new vines and the leaves come later. It may be trying to take over your room, but you should be fine. Hilarious!
Name: Steve Claggett
Portland Orygun (Zone 8a)
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Oct 17, 2016 1:48 PM CST
I agree

I have a few with the same behavior, long stem that gets new leaves later.
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Name: Kristi
South Bend, IN (Zone 5b)
Oct 17, 2016 2:04 PM CST
Ok, I can handle that - it was just sort of weird and I didn't want to cut it off. Thanks!
Kristi Thank You!
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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Oct 19, 2016 2:39 PM CST
I agree, it's just sending out new vines and looking for something to climb.
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