Pruning fuschia shrubs - Knowledgebase Question

Port Townsend, Wa
Question by baileyg1
April 20, 2010
When is the best time to prune fuschia shrubs and how should this be done?


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Answer from NGA
April 20, 2010

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Hardy fuchsias can get leggy unless they are pruned to encourage new growth. You can cut them back by one third each spring and you can shorten or remove some of the oldest stems by cutting them back to ground level. This will prompt new stems and lots of new leaves and flowers. Now's the time to prune your fuchsia back.

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