When to trim a holly bush - Knowledgebase Question

Saugus, Ma
Question by emanzi
April 21, 2008
I have an overgrown holly bush and wonder when is the best time to trim and shape it?

Answer from NGA
April 21, 2008


Early spring is best for hollies. If you wait too late in the season you'll sacrifice the flowering which will affect the berries. Prune now and your holly will continue to produce flowers (and berries, if it is a female).

Best wishes with your holly!

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