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Trimming barberry bush?

Discussion in 'Nurseries and Growers' started by chilsonslawnandlandscape, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. chilsonslawnandlandscape

    chilsonslawnandlandscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 16

    How far can I trim a barberry back? Thanks
  2. Kate Butler

    Kate Butler LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 640

    Are you looking to make it grow more shapely or to kill it?

    By half is safe, especially if you cut a 1/4 of the stems within 6" of ground level and the remaining 1/4 at whatever height you desire.
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2009

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