The best time to rejuvenate large, overgrown shrubs is late winter or early spring (March or early April). Heavy pruning in late winter or early spring will reduce or eliminate the flower display for 2 or 3 years. However, rejuvenation pruning will restore the health of the shrubs. The best time to prune healthy, well-maintained spring.
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Selective thinning involves cutting back to a lateral branch or to the bud. Selective thinning can reduce shrub using radical pruning techniques. 3. When you prune, use selective thinning, or. Oct 27, How To Plant, Prune, Fertilize, Water And Care For Clethra Summersweet Plants Posted by Brent Wilson on 10/27/ to Fertilizing & Watering Tips When planted right and in the right spot, Clethra, also called summersweet or sweet pepperbush, are very easy to grow.
Feb 12, For those of us who enjoy many of winter’s outdoor activities hopefully you have been able to enjoy the recent warm weather and get a few days of skiing, snowboarding and sledding before another deep chill hits us.
In addition to finding time to play during these recent beautiful spring-like days, we should help our plants by pruning our trees and fall flowering shrubs.