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How to grow Clematis vine | Growing and care

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How to grow Clematis vine | Growing and care

By: Sneha                                            Date: 04.12.2016

Clematis Vine to your garden is a matter of pride. Whether you keep it in the container or can be mounted to the cover fence. If it is already you have then how you take care of it. There is a tip you also can prepare another vine. Clematis vine is a Queen of the Climbers.

Botanical Name                   Clematis

Plant type                            Vine

Sun exposure                       Sunny (at least 6 hours)

Height                                   2-5 feet

Soil type                                Good topsoil

Flower color                          Purple, white, pink

Bloom time                            Summer

About Clematis:

Clematis is a genus of about 300 species within the buttercup family Ranunculaceae. Their garden hybrids have been popular among gardens beginning with Clematis. They are mainly of Chinese and Japanese origin. Most species are known as clematis in English, while some are also known as traveler’s joy,

This popular vine is beautiful to look at and a flowering vine. It likes bright sun. Its taste is bitter. When the pets ingested the pets can do vomiting and diarrhea. It is found irritating glycosides content. Clematis is like the sun at least 6 hours of sunlight is necessary. A 2-inch layer of mulch around the roots of the variables it can be kept cool. Clematis species are smaller with a height of 2 to 5 feet, but the species Arbors height of 8 to 12 feet can be. Such lattice or fence requires this variety.


When planting:

The best time for planting clematis is the spring. This plant can be planted by harvesting. However, the clematis vine is planted in containers, but it also can be planted in the garden. Clematis Vine is planted in the early spring season, or can you do it according to your field environment. This vine is required the sun and well Drained Soil. Potting Mix for setting up the plant, which is better suited to good amounts of fertilizer.

Clematis needs plenty of rooms. Dig a large planting hole, two feet deep and nearly as wide. Before planting use fertilizer must be.

Light and watering:

Vine generally requires at least 6 hours of sunlight. But some verities also tolerate partial shade. Clematis prefers cool roots; therefore it should find the shallow root perennial around or keep the roots cool foliage or bark or mulch to keep. In the summer, the water should be regularly.


Clematis prefers rich soil and water, which goes out completely. They prefer to Natural Soil. Clematis is a heavy feeder. Fertilizer 5-10-10 ratios can be used with reduced to nitrogen. Use fertilizer in the spring season when the Buds 2 inches long.  Continue with balanced feeder 10 -10-10 should every 4 to 6 weeks, the feeder regular until the growing season.


Flowering time:

Clematis flowers that bloom in March and April are the time of the beginning of the year. These flowers growth depends on last year’s growth. In the spring season, pruning should not be eliminated or it wills Buds.


Most clematis requires yearly pruning. That clematis bloom in the summer need heavy pruning in winter season otherwise they appear thin and fibrous.

Pests and disease:

Clematis vine suddenly began to change into brown or black because of the fungi can be. This should put an end to the tissues that time or should be done away with bleach. The disease is not fatal if you do find the vine correctly.

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