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09/04/2013 at 17:19

I pruned my clematis  in mid March. Following the recent severe frosts the tips and some buds have been frost damaged. Do I leave or prune further? This has affected both group 2 and 3 plants particularly Dr Ruppel and Niobe

Any advice appreciated please.

Thank you

09/04/2013 at 17:23

...I've had this trouble too and have just been out and cut back the dead growths to lower buds... done the same on some roses that were just shooting... it's such a shame isn't it?  I've also got Niobe but have some new stems coming up from the base which look alright... not as many as I would like though...

09/04/2013 at 17:24

I am leaving mine after doing the same thing in that nice warm week we had at the start of March.  I have fed them and talked to them but will wait to see where new growth starts again before pruning back to a healthy bud.

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