Pruning Hydrangeas - Knowledgebase Question

Salt Lake City, UT
Question by nonnaamore
July 14, 2007
I purchased 3 hydrangeas from Home Depot about 6 wks ago. One says

Answer from NGA
July 14, 2007


You can cut the faded flowers, along with some of the stem. Pruning won't affect the blooming for next year; hydrangeas produce flowers on new shoots which develop on old wood. As long as there are some stems left on your plant, new flowering shoots will develop. Best wishes with your hydrangeas.

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