Pruning Guide

After the description of each clematis in the catalogue PG1,PG2 or PG3 will be listed, this refers to the pruning group that the clematis belongs to.

Group 1 Pruning Instructions (P.G.1)

First August/September cut back stems to 30 cm above the ground.

Second August/September cut back stems to 1m above ground.
During subsequent years cut out dead or weak stems after flowering.

Group 2 Pruning Instructions (P.G.2)

First August/September cut back stems to 30cm above the ground level

Second August/September cut backstems to 1m above round level

Third August/September and subsequent years cut back all stems to a pair of buds

Group 3 Pruning Instructions (P.G.3)

First August/September cut back stems to 30cm above ground level

Second August/September and subsequent years reduce
all stems to just above base of the previous season’s
growth within 75cm of soil level.

Click here to view our offline Mail Order Form
Copyright © 2017 Clematis Cottage Nursery. Powered by Zen Cart