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Me again - Star Jasmine

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 13:07
Hi all So; I went and bought a star Jasmine off ebay; 5ft tall bargain price of ??40. It turned up yesterday and looks a nice healthy plant. I've planted it today against a 3ft fence with a 2ft lattice topper. I've secured it in place with twine at the moment so it doesn't fall over in wind. What do I need to do now? Do I need to put that green pliable fence stuff to the actual fence so it has something to twine round? Many thanks!

Group 3 clematis.

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 13:18
What us group 3? I bought two reuben Montana last year which are now about 6ft tall; do these need hard pruning back?

Star Jasmine (Trachelospermun)

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 11:57
Thank you; I think I'll take the plunge and get another as my newish neighbours are cutting a hedge down their side of the fence so it will look bare through the lattice.

So the one I bought last year, do I keep it on the tripod cane structure or try to unwind it and coax it through the mesh?

Star Jasmine (Trachelospermun)

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 14:03
Hi I bought one of these last summer which is fairly big and was wound round 3 supporting canes. Do I now remove tge supporting canes or leave them as they are? I've got the plant against a fence and have put some green training wire up so it has something to twine against. I was also thinking about buying another for a fence that is more open to the elements (some lattice); would this plant be hardy enough as we are sometimes have a wind tunnel situation when the wind picks up. Many thanks

Dying sumac?

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 11:15
I've just gone out and scraped a bit of bark from one of the branches and it's green under the bark which is a good sign? I understand these if grown big are susceptible to toppling but our shed is now supporting most of its weight so it can't topple anymore. Do you think it may have an off year and recover next year? Like I say new shoots on pruned branches so some life in it; just not a lot!

Dying sumac?

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 10:35
Thanks for replying. The trunk is behind my neighbours shed so can't get to it but the way it has grown is that the branches are predominately in my garden. Most of the branches have the brown fur on them and new shoots are forming on lower branches which were pruned last year and other lower branches but no leaves on any of the others.

Dying sumac?

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 09:12
Hi; wonder if someone could help? We have a large sumac tree which overhangs a majority in our garden but the trunk(s) are behind our neighbours shed so I can't see the base if it. Last year I thought it was leaning. About August the leaves started to wilt. My husband removed a ton of brambles from it thinking that was the cause but this year it looks likes its leant over even more and only signs are life are on a few lower branches. However the main trunk has growth sprouting on it but not on the branches. How can there be growth on the trunk and some branches but not all? It looks like its a 3 part trunk if that makes sense? This tree is a lovely tree and provides so much privacy so will be sad if it's a goner. Any ideas on what to do?

Rhus Typhina

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 09:11
Hi; wonder if someone could help? We have a large sumac tree which overhangs a majority in our garden but the trunk(s) are behind our neighbours shed so I can't see the base if it. Last year I thought it was leaning. About August the leaves started to wilt. My husband removed a ton of brambles from it thinking that was the cause but this year it looks likes its leant over even more and only signs are life are on a few lower branches. However the main trunk has growth sprouting on it but not on the branches. How can there be growth on the trunk and some branches but not all? It looks like its a 3 part trunk if that makes sense?

This tree is a lovely tree and provides so much privacy so will be sad if it's a goner. Any ideas on what to do?
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Me again - Star Jasmine

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Star Jasmine (Trachelospermun)

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Dying sumac?

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