The Q&A Archives: "Bouganvelia" care

Question: I just bought a house in Sugar Land, TX (near Houston), which has a huge shrub in the back yard that is taking over it's corner. A friend tells me it's a

Answer: Kate,

You can cut it now and it won't kill it. However it could affect blooming this coming season and it will cause a flush of regrowth that could be winter killed as those plants are not very cold hardy. It would be better to prune it in late winter.

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