Late winter and early spring are prime times to prune certain deciduous plants.
In winter, these plants are dormant and pruning them will encourage healthy new growth in spring.
Learn more about what you should prune and why during winter months.
Prune Late These Winter & Early Spring
Summer and fall blooming deciduous shrubs & trees.
Potentilla Pee Gee Hydrangea
Arborescens Smooth Hydrangea
Hyrid Tea Roses
Hypericum St. Johnswort
Wait to Prune These
Spring blooming deciduous shrubs & trees should be pruned after flowering.
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.