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pruning rhododendrons

Posted by Alessandra Illinois Zone 5 (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 21, 04 at 18:49

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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RE: pruning rhododendrons

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.


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RE: pruning rhododendrons

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.


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