pruning bush? - Knowledgebase Question

middleport, Ne
Question by csunnelou
May 17, 2009
my bush, scotchbroom, cytisus x lilac time has so far this spring just gotten leaves on the lower part of the bush the top 15 inches are completly bare should i trim it?

Answer from NGA
May 17, 2009


It sounds like winter dieback so I would prune it down to healthy growth. You can prune it all over to make it look a little more natural. Pruning usually encourages healthy new growth so you should see an improvement in a few weeks. Enjoy your garden!

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