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Convolvulus is a genus of about 200-250 species of flowering plants, they are annual or perennial herbaceous vines, bines and some woody shrubs. Many species are invasive weeds but others are grown in gardens for their flowers, while a few are threatened species. Convolvulus arvensis (Field bindweed) is an invasive species throughout South Africa, problematic in cultivated fields. Convolvulus boissieri, C. cneorum, C. sabatius and C. tricolor are species cultivated for use in gardens.
How to harvest Bindweed
Seed can be harvested when the seed capsule has turned brown.
How to propagate Bindweed
Sow seeds in spring or autumn.
Divide perennials in spring.
Root soft wood cuttings in late spring or greenwood cuttings in summer.
Special features of Bindweed
Grows well in containers.
Other uses of Bindweed
Used in borders, ground cover and hanging baskets.
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