Question about morning glory plant

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by abryconlawn, Feb 4, 2007.

  1. abryconlawn

    abryconlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I've got a question about morning glory. Do you find it easier to plant with a seed or a starter plant? Any other helpful hints you might have when dealing with this plant. Thanks.
  2. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    come down here this summer and I'll give all the morning glory you could stand out of my veggie garden !!! for free !!
  3. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    Here morning Glory is the common name for Bindweed, and yes all you could want for free here. Just take a small vine of it and place it in dirt. I can't imagine anyone planting it on purpose.
  4. Dreams To Designs

    Dreams To Designs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    Ornamental varieties of morning glory will grow quickly from seed, so no point in buying plants, unless you get a late start. They can be prolific seeders, so be careful with your placement and upkeep. If you really want to make an impact. Start the seeds yourself indoors in small pots and when the weather is right in your area transplant outside with a big head start.

  5. Eakern & Dog

    Eakern & Dog LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    Using the Seed is very easy
  6. tony58

    tony58 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 82

    Like the others said,start from seed,they don't transplant good.Tip,soke seed over nite or nick with file before planting,seed are very hard...
  7. salandscape

    salandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 168

    Just learned that Bindweed/ morning glory is able to grow 4' deep and 5' wide, root spread in 13 weeks! Do not ever plant this it will spread everywhere and you will never get rid of it!
  8. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    you could keep it in a planter, but then you will have to worry when it drops it seeds

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