pruning rhododendrums - Knowledgebase Question

West Newfield, Ma
Question by agardencotta
May 11, 2009
I have a huge rhodo that I want to prune to below my window. Reccommendations?

Answer from NGA
May 11, 2009


You can prune your rhododendron back by about one third without stressing it out too much. If you need to reduce the size more than that, plan on taking 2-3 years for the process. As soon as it has finished blooming you can prune it back. Best wishes with your rhodie!

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