Reduce the height of the tallest stems

How to prune philadelphus

Follow these simple steps to pruning mock orange, or philadelphus, after it's flowered.

Shrubs need to be pruned in order to achieve the optimum flowering performance, which is the maximum amount of blooms on a compact bush.

If not cut back, many shrubs will steadily increase in size to become a dense mass of twiggy stems, outgrowing their welcome and holding any blooms at the tips of branches.

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