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When to reduce in size?

gfs44gfs44 RochfordPosts: 9
Not being a gardener :), how n when should this be done . Thanks in advance.


  • B3B3 Posts: 13,203
    edited 29 June
    Do you just want to tidy it? How much would you likevto remove?
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • NewBoy2NewBoy2 BristolPosts: 1,380
    First thing is to decide what YOU want.
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  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 2,008
    The shrub is Choisya × dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
    More info here:-

    Pruning says April/May or after flowering.I have done mine at all times of the year and it still seems to shoot out OK though you may sacrifice flowers for next year.
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • gfs44gfs44 RochfordPosts: 9
    Want to keep, and needs to be 6” off everywhere!
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 20,430
    Go for it then.  Make sure your secateurs are sharp and clean and that you cut back to just above a leaf node so you don't get dieback.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • gfs44gfs44 RochfordPosts: 9
    Thanks all !
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