Pruning Hydrangeas - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by juanrodrigue
July 1, 2010
I have a beautiful Hydrangea about 10 years old, has grown a lot.Should I prun it?, or what can I do to help it grow better for next year.


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Answer from NGA
July 1, 2010

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Hydrangeas are typically pruned in the spring, just when the buds on the stems begin to swell. You can prune yours down by about a third without shocking it too much. Since hydranges develop flowers on the new growth of the season you should get lots and lots of flowers next year. Enjoy!

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