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what shrub is this?

hi there, I have a plant with large leaves and a reddish stem. Any ideas as it what its called? thanks!




  • IamweedyIamweedy Posts: 1,364

    A "cornus" aka dogwood I think.

    'You must have some bread with it me duck!'

  • StevedaylillyStevedaylilly Posts: 1,087

    Red stemmed dogwood as per Ian 

  • lovely thanks for that. when is a good time to prune it?

  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,699

    If the shrub is very young, you can leave the pruning for another year. But generally, around spring time, you can prune them down or shape them.

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