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about cutting back pyrostegia

deejay

By Deejay

United States Us

any perfect time to trim or just whenever? this thing has put some dangerous weight on an arbor (my fault) it is the most gorgeous vine i have ever seen!


On plant Pyrostegia venusta


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You should trim it back after it has flowered. My book is a bit vague as to how far back to prune it,I'm afraid, but I don't think you can do much harm by taking the more vigorous shoots back to healthy buds to fit the framework it's on.

I wish I could grow this one!

16 Jan, 2009

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