Pruning - Knowledgebase Question

thousand oaks, Ca
Question by ashinden
December 14, 2009
When is the best time to
prune hydrangeas?

Answer from NGA
December 14, 2009


Hydrangeas bloom on new shoots which develop on old wood. In the spring, just as the buds begin to swell, cut the stems down to 2-3 buds (about knee high). New shoots will emerge from the buds and each of these shoots should develop flowers. Enjoy your garden!

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