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Can someone tell me when's it's best to hard prune a lilac?

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 11:31
Will do thanks

Can someone tell me when's it's best to hard prune a lilac?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 11:10
Ok thanks everyone, it can wait until next spring as I think having flowers is more important

Can someone tell me when's it's best to hard prune a lilac?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 10:22
Got an overgrown lilac & it looks a bit tired, I went onto rhs homepage & it doesn't say when it can be hard pruned, I thought it was after it had flowered etc but also wondered if it could be done now as winter approaches etc Thanks

What to prune now and when? Please read my message :) Thank you

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 21:19

Ok thanks I will do that. Thanks for the link Alan 

What to prune now and when? Please read my message :) Thank you

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 18:32

The RHS home page does not give this info out unless you type in a specific shrub etc 

What to prune now and when? Please read my message :) Thank you

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 17:23

My mum has a very large garden and I like to help out, however, I know a few shrubs to prune now like climbing roses and reduce buddelija to 1/3 but is there a link, page or somewhere that gives me a list of shrubs to prune now....that way I can go around her garden and do  everything correctly

Berberis Thunbergii Question regarding pruning

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 20:25

Thats great, thank you for replying

 

Berberis Thunbergii Question regarding pruning

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 22:05

I was just looking to see when to prune this variety of Berberis and the RHS page says its pruning group 8. Copy and pasted below. However, isn't this a deciduous shrub, so isn't it a contradiction.....I find this very confusing so need clarification. 

When to prune evergreen shrubs

You can prune most evergreen shrubs just before growth starts in mid-spring, after any risk of frost has passed. Pruning at this time will avoid frost damage to new shoots, and any pruning scars will be concealed by new growth.

When & how do blackcurrents need to be pruned

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 21:52

I have just logged back on after falling asleep early last night...thanks Obelixx and Verdun, I like both styles but this is very helpful. 

So now is the best time to prune or shall I wait a bit longer 

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