when to prune a "smoke bush" - Knowledgebase Question

weymouth, Ma
Question by didog66
June 13, 2009
what is a good time to prune my smoke bush?


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Answer from NGA
June 13, 2009

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Smoke bush (Cotinus coggygria) can be pruned down to about 5" above ground level to completely renew it, or you can simply prune it back to create or maintain a specific shape. Early spring to mid summer are the best times to prune smoke bushes. Best wishes with your landscape!

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