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Best Time of Year for trimming shrubs?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Tim Wright, May 19, 2007.

  1. Tim Wright

    Tim Wright LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,034

    What is the best time of year for trimming shrubs?

    Thanks,

    Tim
     
  2. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    What type of shrubs? If you are talking evergreens... I like to wait till they finish there growth spurt in April-May/ August-September and then prune them. Azaelas prune after they bloom till July 4. Camellias after they bloom. Hydrangeas - when they are dormant.
     
  3. Bill S

    Bill S LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    After blooming period. If they are non bloomers at the end of their growing cycles.
     
  4. AGLA

    AGLA LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    It depends what it is, why you need to prune it, and sometimes economic practicality.
     

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