Place the potted Virginia creeper cutting in a lightly shaded area and water the soil whenever the top is dry. Procedure – Cut the Virginia creeper at ground level – Pour hot boiling water around its base – You may need to apply hot water on the Virginia creeper several times before killing their root system completely. Many times people will touch poison ivy mixed in with Virginia creeper and mistakenly think that the creeper caused the rash. Allow the cutting to continue to grow in the rooting pot until it is 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 inches) long, when it can be planted outdoors in its permanent location. The tendrils of Virginia creeper are tipped with adhesive-like disks that gives the vine the ability of cementing itself to surfaces. Although Virginia creeper is often found growing with poison ivy, they are two distinctly different plants. Can We Take Cuttings Of Virginia Creeper And Root Them In Water? Strip the leaves off near the cut end and dip it into rooting hormone. Poison ivy has only three leaves while Virginia creeper has five. Cuttings from Virginia Creeper. Make a mix of white vinegar (20%) and water (80%) in the water sprayer and spray the Virginia Creeper with this mixture. The cutting should root within 10 days. Use rock salt Place the potted Virginia creeper cutting in a lightly shaded area and water the soil whenever the top is dry. I have rooted them in summer by sticking them in a bottle of water until roots start to grow. I guess some specific questions that I have are: 1) Should I use a single leaf, a cluster of leaves, or the tip of the vine? Why Is My Virginia Creeper Turning Red In June - it seems like my virginia creeper turns red and then in a while the leaves start falling; Q. The cutting should root within 10 days. Allow to climb on trellis, trees, or building masonry. 2) Should there be anything special in the water to help stimulate root formation? Boiling water; Boiling water can permanently eliminate these vines from your garden. Joined: Jan 22, 2010 ... the next set of leaves in and slightly firm put in about 4 cuttings. For a larger amount of Virginia Creeper, it takes a greater number of days to get rid of the plant. Can be used as a ground cover. Place the Virginia creeper seeds in either damp sand or peat moss to promote germination. Repeat the same process again, and keep removing the dead plants. I heard that summer is the best time to try to root the cuttings. Sweet potato vine apparently loves it but whenever I put Virginia creeper cuttings into water, the leaves seems to be growing out slowly but black spots start to appear, and within several days they turn into black areas that are trying to climb up the stem or the length of the cutting. What is the best way to start cuttings from a Virginia Creeper vine. Wait for around 3-4 days and remove the dead vines. I'm trying to grow Virginia creeper and some other vines in water to see which ones take to it. Here’s how. Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by oakdaledave, Jun 18, 2011. oakdaledave Gardener. Hi Docmom, I have rooted virginia creeper by taking cuttings in the winter and sticking them in potting soil in water bottles in a south window with 100% success. Hi there! This powder is … Cut off a 4 or 5 inch length of new growth or pinch off a tender sucker that has sprouted from the stem of the vine. Unlike many vines, these tendrils will not penetrate the surface of the masonry which can be detrimental to the structure. Just like your regular houseplant ivy, you can take some tender tip cuttings and root the Virginia creeper in a container of water. When the cuttings become well rooted, you can plant at your desired location. - I would like to take some cuttings of Virginia Creeper to share with some friends; can it be rooted in… Q. Virginia Creeper? 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