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When to prune rhododendron

Posted by kate151 KY 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 1, 08 at 22:27

I have a rhododendron that has a branch lying on the ground. I would like to cut off the branch to make it look nicer. When would be the best time to do this?


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RE: When to prune rhododendron

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 1, 08 at 23:47

The best time to prune without sacrificing blooms is immediately after the flowers fade.

If you are past a hard freeze in your area and don't mind losing the flower buds on this particular stem, you could prune it now to balance the shape.


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