Thorny vine 10-15 feet long

Asked May 1, 2018, 3:00 PM EDT

What is the name of this light green, slender vine with thorns about every four inches? It is an epiphyte that grows 10-15 feet long with no leaves at lower levels. How do I control it? Thanks.

Sussex County Delaware

1 Response

Hi. Thank you for your question. Could you bring in a sample of the plant that includes leaves, thorns, etc. for us to examine more closely for plant identification.
Sussex County Extension Office - 16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947 -
Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. you can bring it in and talk to our receptionist.

Once we are sure what it is, we can help you with controlling it. Best regards, Tracy