Houseplants forum: Arrowhead Vine: Leggy or Normal?

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Hamwild
Feb 6, 2017 7:37 PM CST
I've had this arrowhead vine since about August of last year and it's grown quite a bit (albeit, it lost about 5-6 leaves recently because I neglected to water it... D'Oh! ).

I'm a little concerned because when I look at it, it looks a little leggy to me, but I don't know what's "normal" for this "vining" plant. I can tell it's closer to vining than it was when I first bought it because it looks to be developing some "stems" to it, but I'm still concerned that it may be leggy.

Is this leggy or is this normal? I'd like to think it's happy, but I'm not the best with growing plants!

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purpleinopp
Feb 7, 2017 8:15 AM CST
Looks fine to me. There are many pics here to compare:
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plantladylin
Feb 7, 2017 12:59 PM CST
It looks normal to me also. As it ages, it will start sending out longer, trailing stems as it looks for something to cling to and climb.
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Hamwild
Feb 7, 2017 9:25 PM CST
Hurray! I tip my hat to you. Thank You!

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purpleinopp
Feb 8, 2017 8:25 AM CST
Makes a fine hanging or trellis/pole plant. Before you know it, yours will be imitating a tablecloth as currently potted... :+)
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Hamwild
Feb 8, 2017 1:40 PM CST
It sounds like I neeed to invest in a small trellis then! Or just let it sprawl out like a tablecloth, hehe.
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purpleinopp
Feb 8, 2017 6:10 PM CST
Whatever you prefer is the right thing for you to do (including the option of both as your plant develops enough mass/length to take cuttings.)
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Hamwild
Feb 8, 2017 6:46 PM CST
Do you have a preference for yours?
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purpleinopp
Feb 9, 2017 1:50 PM CST
For years it was hanging, now it is trellised. IDK how I'll feel tomorrow or next year. :)
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Hamwild
Feb 9, 2017 6:10 PM CST
Haha!

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