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Rampant passionflower

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:22

Just give it a good haircut, like you would with a honeysuckle. Do the frosts job for it.

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:11

Bamboo in trough

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 19:00

It depends on how you want it to look. The cut stems will not regrow and cramp the new shoots. I would cut all stems to the ground, have a good clear out, give it a feed of a general fertiliser, stand back and watch it grow.

Bamboo in trough

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:39

Shoots pruned to  6 ft will not regrow or branch as you have taken out the growing tip.

Native Hedge

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:12

If it is now bushy, I would let it grow to the height you require. It may take a few years to flower. If the shoots are now spindly, I would cut back by half.

Do it soon, as the birds will be looking for nesting sites soon.

Bamboo in trough

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 17:50

You can cut it all to the ground and it will regrow new shoots.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 17:44

Don't worry  Tracey, I'm pretty thick skinned.

Cats

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 16:44

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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 16:07

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