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Need Shrub ID

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by bob, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    Please identify this shrub. Also, should it be cut back or left alone. thanks

    shrub id 001.jpg
  2. looks like a spirea. You can trim it back or leave it alone, I'd cut it back.
  3. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,210

  4. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,214

    Tumbleweed. Pull it out.
  5. ExtExc

    ExtExc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204


    like this in the summer? i had these out front of the townhome i lived in. stihl hedge trimmer at the end of fall worked great. dont know when the best time to trim these is, but i would assume during dormancy i guess.
  6. clif10

    clif10 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 45

    how bout the rhodo on the side!
  7. grntmbfisher

    grntmbfisher LawnSite Member
    from NH
    Posts: 61

    From the picture I'd say it is a Spirea also. They should be trimmed after flowering (mid to late summer depending on variety).

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