Clematis over winter

(2 Posts)
PPT Tue 04-Dec-12 07:34:02

Any advice? I planted a clematis over the summer in a deep wide box which has a trellis up the back. It is positioned in a sheltered spot in front of my shed. The clematis grew like wildfire over the summer and has a nice shape. However, now that it is proper Baltic outside its turned a twiggy brown.

Should I cut it back low? Or leave it? If I leave it will it turn green and healthy again in the spring?

Thanks

ComeIntoTheMistletoeGardenMaud Tue 04-Dec-12 10:59:57

Clematus need pruning at different times, depending on which group they are in. Do you know what variety yours is? Does it have a name?

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