When to prune a Smoke bush/tree? - Knowledgebase Question

Bucyrus, Oh
Question by tsteinhe
September 24, 2009
I have a

Answer from NGA
September 24, 2009


Spring is the best time to prune your smoke tree. You can prune the branches back by a little, or a lot. If you decide to remove an entire branch, cut it back to the branch collar on the trunk. Don't leave nubs. You can expect new growth from below the pruning cuts - sometimes two branches where there used to be one. Hope this clarifies things for you.

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