pruning rhododendrons

Alessandra(z5IL)June 21, 2004

My woody, spindly rhododendron finished blooming two weeks ago. Is it too late to prune it? How close to the ground does one prune this type of plant?

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GeeGee_(z5 IA.)

I am new to this plant. I just planted mine last year. I did not prune mine but it has had alot of new growth. Sorry I am no help to you but maybe someone with experience can let us know.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2004 at 9:07AM
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This is the 3rd year for mine. It bloomed nicely last year. This year I pruned it in the spring and I read that you pruned it after it flowers. So this year I have lots of foliage but have yeat to see a bud forming.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2004 at 6:23PM
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