- A framework of light wooden or metal bars, chiefly used as a support for fruit trees or climbing plants.More example sentences
- A striking feature of the garden is the large willow screens which have been mounted on two walls and will act as trellis for the climbing plants.
- Modern facade greening, however, favors the use of climbers supported by steel cables or trellis, holding the plants away from the building surface.
- Create privacy screens by planting fast-growing annual vines up trellises around your patio.
verb (trelliss, trellising, trellised)[with object] (usually as adjective trellised) Back to top
- 1Provide with or enclose in a trellis: a trellised archwayMore example sentences
- Roses trailed across trellised arcades, the trellis in the courtyard inspiring Morris's earliest wallpaper design.
- Two have elegant trellised porches and verandas in the fashionable Regency style.
- Its Spanish colonial architecture consists of arched facades, muted plaster exteriors and trellised courtyards.
- 1.1Support (a climbing plant) with a trellis.More example sentences
- Organic managers adhere to the same basic principles when it comes to selecting a site for a new orchard, choosing rootstocks, pruning, and staking or trellising trees.
- In my travels to gardens and farms around the world, I've seen a variety of inventive ways to trellis tomato plants.
- Choose pole beans over bush beans, and trellis them along the back of a container.
late Middle English (denoting any latticed screen): from Old French trelis, from Latin trilix 'three-ply', from tri- 'three' + licium 'warp thread'. Current senses date from the early 16th century.