holly tree - Knowledgebase Question

Oceanside, Ne
Question by dmarino1
May 22, 2010
I have a holly tree that was strangled by out of controled vines. It was gettig bare for 3 yrs
. I just discovered it ripped it out of tree and pruned back most of the dead part still have
flowers What can I do to nurse this this tree back.

Answer from NGA
May 22, 2010


Annual pruning will help your holly fill out and grow lush and dense. Since you've already pruned it this year, wait until next spring and prune it again. It might take a few years, but eventually it will fill out, especially now that you've removed the viney weed growth and opened it up to better sun exposure and air circulation. Best wishes with your holly!

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