Friday, June 14, 2013

Bittersweet and Grape Vine: Respouting After Cutting

Here's why it's so important to go back and check on cut vines and roots. In this case a 2" diameter stem was cut in early spring (about 2 months ago). Note the vigorous regrowth. A small, new root has also developed. Anticipating your question- no treatment was applied to the cut area when the stem was cut.

Keeping with today's "resprouting" theme here's a wild grapevine that was cut and has resprouted: