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    How to prune clematis plants

    Gardeners

    I have clematis plants in my garden. I am wondering when I should prune these (i.e. how often) and what does the process involve? 

    Asked by Pete on 26th Oct 2021
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    C. Evans & Son

    "Prune your large flowering clematis during the spring, when the plant is still dormant. Remove any damaged, dead or weak stems, cutting back to a pair of healthy buds. Avoid heavy pruning at this stage as you may get less early flowers."

    Answered on 4th Nov 2021 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
    AJ painting & decorating

    "Prune during spring just remove the damaged or dead stems"

    Answered on 29th Oct 2021 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Lion Tree Surgeon & Landscape Garden Maintenance

    "Flowering before early summer (June), do not prune, and
    Flowering from late June onwards, prune in late winter (February)"

    Answered on 16th Nov 2021 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
    Roger Carr Landscaping

    "Hi, best option is to google it and check out the RHS site on the issue as will be cheaper."

    Answered on 26th Oct 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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