The Q&A Archives: When to Prune Trees

Question: When can I prune trees and shrubs? Carol Jackson Bellmore, NY

Answer: The time to prune trees and shrubs depends on several factors: The type of plant; Whether you are pruning to promote new growth or keep size in check; Whether the particular variety produces flower buds on new wood or last year's wood; justto name a few. If you contact us with the type of plant and the situation, perhaps we can help with specifics.

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