HOW TO PRUNE FIRECRACKER BUSHES - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by BECPETE40
February 25, 2010
i HAVE SEVERAL OF THOSE FIRECRACKER BUSHES THAT HAVE FROZEN BACK. WILL THEY COME BACK AND HOW DO I PRUNE THEM?


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Answer from NGA
February 25, 2010

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Firecracker bushes do not respond well to heavy pruning and I suspect they will pout if they have frozen all the way back. You can try pruning away the obviously dead and damaged plant parts and wait to see if the plants recover. I hope they do!

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