Mile-A-Minute is deserving of its common name and its reputation as “the Kudzu of the north”—a single vine can grow up to 6 inches per day.
Mile-a-minute can cause major ecological problems:
- overgrows and outcompetes other plants, shading out native vegetation
- forms dense mats interfering iwth forest regeneration and seedling establishment
- grows up to 6 inches per day in ideal conditions
For more information on MAM and to learn more about locating and controlling it, visit:
Mad Gardeners is involved in efforts to locate and eradicate Mile-a-Minute Vine in our area. Click HERE to go to the Mad Gardener’s Mile-A-Minute (M-A-M) site.