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Bringing out my passifloras

Posted by pepcan 5 (My Page) on
Tue, May 8, 07 at 21:05

I have 2 passifloras that I bought last year and continued to grow them in containers. Brought them inside and treated as houseplants for the winter.
Now that the weather is getting to the point where I can put outside on my balcony I'm not sure what to do with them.
I would like to re-pot them and I purchased pieces for them to climb. Do I or can I cut them back and they will be fine? They seem very healthy I've even had blooms from the X-Belotii. The other is a Caerulea "ClearSky".
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks


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RE: Bringing out my passifloras

I also grow my passies inside under lights during the winter. As long as your temps are in the 40's or higher at night they should be fine. Repot in a well draining mix. I only trim the stems that look ratty or ones that I want to root. Just make sure when your prune them to leave a few viable leaf nodes to produce new growth.
Karyn


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RE: Bringing out my passifloras

Thanks Karyn
They will be in pots so if it gets chilly at night I'll be sure to bring them inside.
Thanks again


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