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Mandevilla Vine

I have a Mandevilla vine that has a lot of dead looking vines. Should I cut it back? The trellis is covered in dead growth but there are small shoots that are coming out too. The article said to cut it back 1/4 to 1/2″ per branch. Can I do way more to so it will come out with all new vines?

Paula.


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#1 Comment By Alisma On 02/13/2017 @ 1:02 pm

The plant in the pictures is actually a Clematis vine. These have different pruning requirements than Mandevilla, so see these articles for advice:

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First, determine which pruning group your plant belongs to, according to what time of year it flowers. Then, follow the pruning procedures in the articles for that pruning group.


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