Apr 02, Summer blooming shrubs such as summerweet (Clethra alnifolia) and blue mist spirea (Caryopteris x clandonensis) are pruned in late winter/early spring because their flower buds form on new wood produced during the current season. Spring flowering shrubs (those that bloom before mid-June) should be pruned after bushcutter.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Sep 26, A rough rule of thumb is to prune spring-blooming shrubs soon after they finish flowering because most bloom on old wood, while those that bloom in summer and fall usually bloom on new wood and can be pruned in late winter or very early spring.
Spring blooming shrubs. Like many spring-blooming shrubs, azaleas"bloom on old wood," which means they set next year's flower buds shortly after they finish blooming this year.
If you wait too long to prune Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Jun 23, Early-blooming shrubs tend to set flowers on last year’s growth; these should be pruned as soon as their flowering finishes.
Some examples are Hamamelis, Forsythia, quince, Andromeda, lilac, Fothergilla, weigela, azalea, rhododendron, Kalmia and most Hydrangea;Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Prune apple trees, including flowering crabapples, mountain ash, hawthorns and shrub cotoneasters in late winter (February-early April). Spring or summer pruning increases the chances for infection and spread of the bacterial disease fireblight.
Autumn or early winter pruning is more likely to result in drying and die-back at pruning sites. Jul 28, By pruning we increase the vigor, longevity and the amount of blooms on your flowering shrubs.
Some shrubs included in our summer pruning program are Deutzia, Spirea, Viburnum, Weigela, Barberry, Boxwood, Yew and Hydrangea, just to name a few. To keep these shrubs healthy and performing their very best in your garden they need to be pruned annually. Now let’s talk about one of the most popular plants.