pruning - Knowledgebase Question

Pittsfield, Ma
Question by stephenvanb
September 6, 2009
when do I prune Rhodadendren

Answer from NGA
September 6, 2009


Rhododendrons spend the summer months developing flower buds for the following spring's flower display so it is best to prune your rhodies in the late spring, just when they finish blooming. If you prune now, you'll lose next year's flowers. I'd wait until next spring.

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