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onefewernow Thu 16-May-13 20:57:52

HI all

I just came back from moment, with a 'graham thomas'.

It only has one strong and one very think extra stem. Should I cut to the ground, as one does a clematis on planting?

I cant find any advice on this online. I suppose a five pound plant might have been less of a bargain than a multi-stemmed one from a garden centre, in the short run!

Thank you.

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Thu 16-May-13 23:29:21

Honeysuckle on the previous year's growth, so if you chop it down to the ground you will have flowers next year at best. I would just tie it in to its support and wait.

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Thu 16-May-13 23:29:40

Honeysuckle flower ....

onefewernow Fri 17-May-13 08:50:59

Thanks Maud. Maybe I will risk planting it a couple of inches deeper to encourage new shoots.

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