hydrangea trimming - Knowledgebase Question

Southwick, Ma
Question by catgerow
May 6, 2009
my hydrangea tree needs some shaping. I also don't know if I am suppose to cut off the dead flower in the spring or not. How and when should I trim?


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Answer from NGA
May 6, 2009

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You can prune off the dead flowers in the winter or in the spring. Hydrangeas produce flowers on new growth so you can prune yours back quite a bit to encourage new flowering stems. Spring is a great time to prune so new growth will develop and new flowers, too. Enjoy!

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