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Jun 15, 2016 3:54 AM CST
|Can the skyrocket shrub be cut back in height ?|
Jun 15, 2016 9:37 AM CST
|Hi @Nellie to NGA
How tall is your plant? How long has it been planted? Skyrocket junipers reach a height of 15 to 20 feet but are very narrow plants (3ft average). From everything I was able to find about pruning skyrocket, nothing suggests cutting off the top. One link I found stated a gardener cut the top 5 feet off the homeowner's shrub and the info given said it would be stunted and may not recover .
If it is small enough, you might be able to move it rather than cut it.
Jun 15, 2016 12:36 PM CST
|I've seen them cut off at the top, looks awful!!|
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