Originally Posted by Runner
Depending on what they are like/ Even at this time, if you are taking out some of the older wood that doesn't produce that well, many times the benefits outweigh the few buds taken off would produce. It is the thinner, younger, more viable chutes that produce more. take the old stuff out, and it's that much more energy going to the good stuff.
Yep what runner said. Take the dead out and do some light structural pruning. You will be good to go for a heavy trimming next year.
Remember to look at the overall structure of a plant before you prune. If you wreck the structure now it will never
be prize plant material.
Terrapro Landscape Service
Landscape maintenance and gardening services
Licensed and insured professional horticulturalist
Snow removal- commercial and residential
Equipment list- A bucket and some pruners.