Do you prune a clematis? - Knowledgebase Question

Sinclairville, Ne
Question by eileen25
September 26, 2010
I have two clematis plants that are growing on a two different trellises. I want to bring the trellises in for the winter. Can I cut the vines of the plants so as to free them from the trellises?


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Answer from NGA
September 26, 2010

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You can prune your clematis back. Depending upon which types you are growing, pruning now may retard flowering next year, but pruning won't adversely affect the plant's health.

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