Cross-vine is a vigorous vine in the Bignoniaceae (trumpet creeper) family. It is native to the southeastern United States. In the wild, it is found in swampy forests and woodlands. It tolerates a wide variety of conditions, including coastal conditions, but prefers organically rich, well-drained soil. It blooms in late winter to early spring on new wood in clusters of two to five flowers.
How to care for Crossvine
Crossvine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Crossvine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Crossvine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Crossvine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.