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Look what I did to my rhodos

BerkleyBerkley Posts: 428







In early April 2013 I posted a thread "Can I tame my monster rhodo?" Lots of you offered advice and Gold1locks in particular gave me the confidence to chop two rhodos (plus a laurel!) severely. I thought you'd like to see the result...I'm delighted with the improvement.



  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 21,254

    Is it the same garden? I'm amazed.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • BluebaronBluebaron Posts: 226

    wow, thats great, I'm looking at doing mine but waiting tip after flowering which they are just starting now. Ill post next year!

  • MrsGardenMrsGarden Posts: 3,951

    That looks so good Berkley.

    I chopped my laurels earlier this year to the same shape as your rhodos, they'll take a bit of work to keep on top of. 

    My old rhodo seems to prefer to spread sideways rather than put on any upright growth, you have given me the confidence to reshape it. Fingers crossed.

  • Peanuts3Peanuts3 Posts: 759

    they look fab, I might have to use your photo's as inspiration.  

  • KweeglyKweegly Posts: 98

    Very nice, love it.

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