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Field Bindweed

Convolvulus arvensis

Also known as

Bindweed

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

4a-8b

USDA zone

-34°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1m

1m

Min

30cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Two white Convolvulus arvensis flowers on a plant
A close up of a white Convolvulus arvensis flower on a plant
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A photo of Field Bindweed
A photo of Field Bindweed

Field Bindweed Overview

Convolvulus arvensis is commonly known as field bindweed. It is a prolific weed that usually attacks fields and roadsides but can also be a major problem in garden lawns. Climbs by twisting its stems around which makes it especially hard to remove from anything that it climbs. Has beautiful white or pink trumpet-shaped flowers and arrow-shaped leaves. Very similar in appearance to hedge bindweed, Calystegia sepium.

How to harvest Field Bindweed

Not usually harvested

How to propagate Field Bindweed

Seed

Scatter seed on moist compost or soil. Seeds readily germinate.

Rhizomes

Bindweed will quickly spread through rhizomes.

Cuttings

Propagate by seed sown outdoors in mid spring for hardy plants or under glass in spring for tender plants, perennials and sub-shrubs by softwood cuttings in late spring or summer.

Special features of Field Bindweed

Attractive flowers

Ground cover

Drought resistant

Other uses of Field Bindweed

Found on waste ground.

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