Our Plant Experts are constantly answering questions (that’s what they’re here for), so we plucking out and answering the popular ones, right when they’re asked the most. On the docket: WINTER PRUNING
Prune Late These Winter & Early Spring
Summer and fall blooming deciduous shrubs & trees.
- Butterfly Bushes
- Hardy Hibiscus
- Potentilla Pee Gee Hydrangea
- Arborescens Smooth Hydrangea
- Hyrid Tea Roses
- Hypericum St. Johnswort
- Japanese Maples
- Fruit Trees
Wait to Prune These
Spring blooming deciduous shrubs & trees should be pruned after flowering.
- Mock Orange
- Climbing and Shrub Roses
Prune These Trees mid-summer through fall
Some trees have heavy sap flow in early spring which can be unsightly, although it does not injure plants. Prune these mid-summer through fall to avoid this.
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