Finish winter shrub pruning

15th March 2020

pruned Sambucus; photo, BEST in Horticulture Ltd

Where you are cutting shrubs back because they flower in late summer on new wood (like buddleja or caryopteris) or you want to keep them at a manageable size like this purple cut-leaved elder, you need to finish your pruning soon while the shrubs are still dormant.

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