sideshoot

sideshoot

(ˈsaɪdˌʃuːt)
n
(Plants) a minor shoot growing from the side of a plant's stem
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When the whole truss has finished, it can be cut back to an outward-facing bud on the branch or sideshoot it came from.
Trim flowered stems back to a handy sideshoot every year immediately after flowering to keep the shrub in a good shape.
| YOU can increase your stock of border carnations by layering - choose a healthy sideshoot that isn't flowering, bend it without snapping the stem and peg firmly into the ground.
This will encourage your plants to develop sideshoots. As these sideshoots develop pinch out the top set of leaves from each sideshoot to encourage branching.
You can increase your stock of border carnations by layering - choose a healthy sideshoot that isn't flowering, bend it over without snapping the stem and peg firmly into the ground with some wire.
But, after it has finished blooming, cut half of the thickest, oldest stems to the ground and prune the others back by half, trimming to a sideshoot. Apply a general fertiliser round the shrub.
| STOP climbing beans when they reach the tops of their stakes so they divert energy to cropping on sideshoots.
| Stop climbing beans when they reach the top of their stakes so they divert energy to cropping on sideshoots. Remember to keep them, and all veg, sufficiently watered.
| PLANT tomato plants outdoors and pinch out any sideshoots.
Pinch out the tips of sideshoots when they have produced five
Pinch out unwanted sideshoots of glasshouse tomatoes.
Trim off sideshoots and lower leaves so the trunk grows straight and unencumbered.