Can I Plant In A Tree?
I just received my first clematis (Moon Glow). I’m in zone 8A and I have a huge oak tree in my backyard. It has a hole along one of the branches going down to the base of the tree. The hole is well draining. Could I fill it with sand or pebbles and then peat moss and compost and plant it in there? I could attach chicken wire on top to keep the squirrels away. What are your thoughts?
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This is very difficult to do without causing disease and damage to the tree. I don't recommend this.
Here are some articles on clematis that will help you to grow them properly: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/category/ornamental/vines/clematis