Definition Of trellis

noun

a framework of light wooden or metal bars, chiefly used as a support for fruit trees or climbing plants.

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.

provide with or enclose in a trellis.

a trellised archway

Example Of trellis

  • A trellised barricade was constructed some distance from the front of the poop, which effectually prevented any communication between the single women and the crew or male passengers.

  • A trellised gateway rises from low garden walls and is partly covered by wisteria and clematis.

  • A glazed wall on the south heats the interior in the winter, while trellised sun shades keep it cool in the summer.

  • A stake, trellis , or cage keeps fruits and foliage off the soil and allows air to circulate around the plants, reducing the likelihood of foliage blights.

  • 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.


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