How far do you prune back azaleas? - Knowledgebase Question

Old Town, Fl
Question by conniengary
November 30, 2007
How far back do I prune azaleas? Down to the ground?


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Answer from NGA
November 30, 2007

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Pruning all the way down to the ground could kill your plant! Usually azaleas are simply pruned back a few inches. If yours is overgrown, you can safely remove about one third of the growth without harming the plant. If you need to remove more than that, plan on pruning it back over a 2-3 year period, removing only one third of the growth each year.

Best wishes with your garden!

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