Mealybugs on Mandevilla

We have a mandevilla plant on our outdoor balcony (above ground level) that shows a number of little cotton wool-like balls at the point where two stems intersect. I suspect mealybugs. We are located in North York. Could you kindly…

Something wrong is going on my Mandevilla

Hi, I planted a store bought mandevilla that had some bloomed flowers and hung it at a sunny place. A week later I noticed that new buds turned to brown and never blossomed. Is this some kind of a desease…

Mandevilla pruning

My mandevilla’s have lots of blossoms coming but the vines are now over reaching the trellis I put in the pots. Should I prune the ends to promote growth lower down in the plant or should I let the vines…

Overwintering Mandevilla

I brought a potted mandavilla indoors 6in pot before frost etc eventually all the leaves dropped , watered during nov to present , having not seen any sign of life so unpotted it and roots look ok , what should…

Dipladenia

Every year I grow two hanging baskets of Dipladenia. At the end of the season they die and I throw them out. Could I plant them in the ground in Toronto? Would they survive? If I brought them in and…

Winterizing Mandevilla Vine

Hello pro`s ! I got this year a mandevilla and it is at 7 feet high. I live in Brampton, Ont.Canada, and don`t know ab.winterizing it. They say to cut down to 30 cm..2`..??? I have a basement floor level…

Stubborn Mandevilla

I bought a mandevilla last summer, overwintered by pruning back and keeping in a cooler but sunny window, hardened it off before placing it in a morning sun place. Fed it fertilizer and even tried the age old epsom salts…

Vine or Climber to Cover Concrete Hydro Pole

Hi! I live in East York and my front lawn has been graced with an unsightly concrete Toronto Hydro pole. I wrapped chicken wire around it and had a trumpet vine growing up it which invaded the lawn, so I…

Indoor Climbing Plant

I have attached 2 photos. First, a closeup of the leaves and second, the whole plant which, I presume, is a hibiscus vine. When I inherited Mr. Hibiscus, he was root bound, terribly tangled and very thirsty, but had a…

Overwintering and Pruning

I want to overwinter a passion flower vine and a mandevilla plant in a dormant state. Should I prune them first? If so, how severely should I prune them and do you have any tips to ensure success? Thank you…