Definition of trellis in English:
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
This once referred to any latticed screen. It is from Old French trelis, from Latin trilix ‘three-ply’, from tri- ‘three’, and licium ‘warp thread’. This was used in France for a strong fabric and then something woven from wire. The word is found in gardening contexts from the early 16th century.
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