Dog wood bush ( red stems) - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by dcligato
March 24, 2010
Is now the time to triim them and how far down do i trim them?

Answer from NGA
March 24, 2010


You can prune red twig dogwood by removing some of the oldest stems down to ground level or by simply pruning the entire shrub down by one third. I like to completely thin out some of the oldest stems. New growth is red and I like to encourage that. Enjoy your garden!

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