pinching the growing tip

baldy(Germany)June 6, 2005

Some of my passis are just one stem which is twining around its tripod support (e.g. P. Saphire, P. serritifolia, etc..).

Should I pinch the stem to cause it to throw more side shoots? Should I wait until it flowers?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Michael

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passionflow(8b)

No need to wait until flowering. These plants are built so that they will continue to climb till they reach the forest/jungle canopy before flowering. Taking off the growing tip or bending it down in a u shape which is what I often do will produce sideshoots.
Myles

    Bookmark   June 6, 2005 at 3:21PM
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