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DumptylinDumptylin Posts: 1
I have a Honeysuckle that it growing well up a 5ft obelisk. It has reached the top and has nowhere to go now. Can I train it back down the other side? 


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 78,414
    Hi @Dumptylin and welcome to the forum 😊 

    It won’t grow downwards ... I would nip out the growing tip to encourage th weed development of lots of sideshoots you’ll be able to train around the obelisk. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,815
    Honeysuckles grow in metres, not feet so I would advise you to try and give it somewhere else to spread its shoots - pergola, trellis panels, tensioned wires between posts........
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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