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Apr 27, Pruning evergreen shrubs.
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Rebecca Finneran, Michigan State University Extension - April 27, Tips, techniques and tools to consider when pruning your evergreen shrubs this spring. This is Part 2 in a series on pruning ornamental plants. With the onset of spring, gardeners gear up for their annual landscape “make over” by extracting Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Aug 10, Probably the best time from the standpoint of the health of a plant is to prune in late winter or early spring just before new growth resumes for the year.
Deciduous trees can be pruned at other times of the year with little or no negative consequences.
However, there are exceptions depending on when a plant flowers or other characteristics (such as sap “bleeding” on maples) that may require pruning at other times of the bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Mar 04, Shrubs like Juniper and yew fall into this category. Pruning evergreen bushes is best done in late March or early April before new growth begins. Light pruning can also happen in late June or early July.
Avoid pruning evergreen shrubs in the fall, since they are more susceptible to winter injury. Jul 03, When to Prune Evergreen Shrubs In general, prune needle-bearing evergreen shrubs in early spring, toward the end of dormancy and before the emergence of new growth.
Pruning the evergreens at this time allows plenty of time for new growth to emerge, as well as plenty of time for these new shoots to harden off before the following winter. Evergreen Shrubs Prune evergreen shrubs, such as juniper and yew, in late March or early April before new growth begins.
Light pruning may also be done in mid.