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Topic: Houseplants & Indoor Gardening
Posted by shawn from iowa on 2002-02-13 23:06:44
I am wanting to start with a small topiary plant. Can anyone tell me where to get one or what kind of plant I should use to start one?
TopiaryTopiaries are quite challenging to create and to maintain. Unless you have had previous exerience and success with potted plants, I don't recommend them.
Posted by Will Creed from NYC on 2002-02-15 20:26:55
To start one on your own, you need a topiary frame that attaches to the rim or outside of the pot. The best plant to use is Hedera ivy, but only if you are familiar with it and have already grown it successfully.
Garden centers and quality plant shops sell topiaries. I am sure an internet search will also produce some mail order sources.
If you decide to go ahead with this project, I will be happy to advise you after you have selected the plant.
Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
Will Creed, Horticulturist
Horticultural Help, NYC
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-I am wanting to start with a small topiary plant. Can anyone tell me where to get one or what kind of plant I should use to start one?