Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Nerium oleander

In late spring, cut out the damaged shoots and form a bush. After flowering, remove the top of the generative (flower) shoot. It tolerates pruning “on the stump”, quickly restores the crown.

Osmanthus

Tolerates strict pruning well. The shoots are cut off at the end of April, dry, and the old branches are removed at the end of summer.

Ilex

Hedges are divided in the spring, the free-growing plant is cut in the summer. Tolerates strict pruning well. In variegated forms, branches with green leaves should be removed.

Pyracantha

Thinning of the bush is carried out after flowering. Vegetative shoots are formed in early spring, and the shoots are removed.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Pittosporum

Rarely needs pruning, thinning is carried out in late March – early April.

Petteria

After flowering, thin out and shorten the long shoots.

Vitex agnus-castus

In mid-May, the dried and damaged shoots are cut off.

Colutea

In early spring, they shorten part of the increase of the previous year.

Cytisusм

Pruning should be carried out after flowering. Summer flowering species are cut in the spring before budding.

Ceratonia

Annual or two-year increments are often cut after harvesting in late spring. To better shape the tree.

Rhodotypos

After flowering, the old withered shoots are cut off at the base, leaving strong young branches.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Rosmarinus officinalis

Cleaning and shortening of shoots is carried out after flowering.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Buxus

Make a decorative cut in the summer, weak branches are removed in April.

Santolina

Withered and spreading branches are cut in autumn. Make a strict pruning in April.

Sarcococca

Old branches are cut off after flowering, usually in spring.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Syringa

Weak and old branches should be pruned annually. After flowering, the tops of generative (flower) shoots are cut off.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Cotinus

Pruning without a goal is not necessary. Shoots are removed in early spring.

Ribes

After flowering (in May), cut out the old and weak branches.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Symphoricarpos

Every year, before the beginning of the growing season (in March), old stems and weak branches are cut out.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Sophora vicifolia

The bush is formed in the summer, pruning is carried out after flowering, .

Spiraea

Species that bloom in spring are pruned immediately after flowering, cutting only the old branches; species that bloom in late summer and autumn, pruning is carried out in late February.

Features of Pruning Shrubs (part 4)

Stranvaesia

It does not require special pruning. Thinning of the crown is carried out in the spring.

Rhus

Old and dry branches are cut in late spring.

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