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18/06/2013 at 17:45

The choisya in my front garden has grown to an enormous size. It still flowers beautifully but needs a serious chop. There is a layer of leaves about 6-8 inches deep on the end of the boughs and then just bare wood underneath. Can I be ruthless...I like the idea of having some garden back!

18/06/2013 at 17:48

Mine regrew from a very serious haircut, right to base. I never think shrubs look shapely again after that though. They're there and they flower but often i discard them after a couple of years

18/06/2013 at 19:07

You can cut choisya as hard as you like but I tend to agree with nut.

If you are going to cut hard back maybe it's a chance to,put something else in there???  No the same plant though

An opportunity to ring the changes?

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