There are several reasons to prune shrubs – to promote flowering, to improve their shape, and to maintain their size, are some of the most common. Pruning is also a topic that raises many questions – with when should I do it, how much should I cut off, and where should I cut, being the most frequently asked. The answer to many of these questions depends on what type of shrub you are pruning and why you want to prune it. The tips below can help you determine when to prune your shrubs and how much to cut off.
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