View Full Version : help with magnolia trimming

04-17-2008, 10:16 PM
a customer wants it trimmed now,, while its in bloom ..its 13' or so and he wants to cut it back to 8' .. white flowers ,,ohio not sure as to variety.

is this a bad time ..? should i wait till its done blooming ? He said he would wait if it will hurt it .. It,s healthly ..thanks already ron

04-17-2008, 10:35 PM
That is tricky... usually you prune after it blooms. But if you prune it now it will definately come back w/ some new spring growth.

04-20-2008, 02:51 PM
I use to prune Mags for a nursery down here in Florida and we always cut back before spring to fill in voids.