Pruning Princess Flower Trees - Knowledgebase Question

Cypress, CA
Question by ssh27
October 29, 2002
When and how is the best time to prune my patio princess flower trees?

Answer from NGA
October 29, 2002


Your Tibochina (Princess Flower) should be pruned in early spring before new growth begins. Prune out leggy growth or misplaced branches first, then pinch or prune back the branch tips. Flowers form on the ends of new branches, so to encourage several flushes of bloom each season, be sure to pinch out the branch tips after the flowers fade.

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