Correct pruning of hydrangeas depends on the type of hydrangea: Bigleaf or mophead hydrangeas need pruning in summer after their flowers have faded, whereas oakleaf, sevenbark, peegee and Tea of Heaven hydrangeas need pr... More »

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Pruning Oakleaf hydrangeas is best done in the early spring and should be done with care. New growth can be removed or inhibited when pruning is done incorrectly. More »

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Incrediball hydrangea can grow up to 5 feet tall and equally as wide. Maintain a healthy plant with regular fertilization and pruning. You need hand pruners and a low-nitrogen fertilizer. Annual pruning takes between 1 t... More »

The butterfly bush, also known as buddleia, requires pruning in late winter or early spring, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Some gardening experts recommend pruning the plant all the way to the ground, while othe... More »

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Gardeners should prune shrubs that flower in the summer in late winter or early spring, when the plant is still dormant. Evergreen shrubs should be pruned in mid spring, just before the plant starts growing again but aft... More »

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Northeast Nursery suggests that pruning times for ornamental shrubs like rhododendrons depend on the age of the woody part to be pruned; old wood parts of the plant should be pruned immediately after flowering in summer,... More »

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To prune a spirea bush, remove the tips at the beginning of spring, maintain the shape during the summer, remove overgrown stems and branches during the fall, and cut dead or damaged branches during the winter. Pruning s... More »

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