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Springtime Planting

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Jackmanii Clematis (8 of 14)

Plant in moist, but-well drained soil
Plant in full sun, but with the roots shaded from intense sun
Prune back previous season's growth to main stem 1-2' from ground in late winter
Height: 7-10 feet; Width: 3-6 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; mulch heavily after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt pull; back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in early spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; fertilize when new growth appears in early spring.

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