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How do you train a philodendron to climb a moss pole?
Give them leg up
You can insert a moss pole directly into your planting container, then use pins, ties, or clips to help the stems begin to grow upwards. The aerial roots of some vining plants simply attach themselves to the moss pole. Moss poles also provide water and nutrients to climbing plants.
How do you get a plant to climb a pole?
Do all philodendrons climb?
There are two types of philodendrons: climbing and non-climbing. Climbing types, including Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium, make popular hanging basket plants. They produce rootlets along the length of their stems that help them climb, but they're also happy trailing out of a container.
How do you train a split leaf philodendron?
One of the best ways to train your Monstera to grow upward is to use a support such as a moss pole, coco coir pole, trellis, or stakes. However, you also have other options, since Monsteras can adapt to climbing on all sorts of supports.
How do you set up a climbing plant?
How do you attach a plant to a moss pole?
How to Use a Moss Pole. Insert the wood end into the soil, positioning so that the moss pole is as close to the center of the pot and base of the plant as possible. Take extra care not to damage the main root system of your plants when positioning the moss pole! Start wrapping the plant's vines around the pole.