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Mid Rivers
12-10-2001, 09:32 PM
Is it to late in the season to trimm mums or holly? Thanks

Evan528
12-11-2001, 12:10 AM
Mums are dormant at this point, they can be cut down to the ground for the winter. Hollys can be pruned now also, pruning now will push growth right below the cuts in the spring.

Mid Rivers
12-11-2001, 08:01 PM
Evan528 wrote
"pruning now will push growth right below the cuts in the spring."

What are you saying? Sorry I don't understand.

lost mountain
12-11-2001, 08:10 PM
I believe he was saying that prunning the Hollies will encourage inner growth - below the branching where you pruned (the cuts) - once they start growing again in Spring. I wouldn't do any heavy (renewal) pruning until March in the case of something that needs to be cut way back.

groundsguy1970
12-11-2001, 09:02 PM
Where I live you prune holly in the spring and right now it's berries....:)