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How and when to prune established choisya

How hard should I prune, and when?
I thought spring, but it's in bud now so I don't want to lose flowers.


  • Dave HumbyDave Humby HampshirePosts: 1,120
    I have pruned mine after flowering in the past and this seems to be effective without ruining that seasons display. 
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 SomersetPosts: 9,425
    Probably not the best time then, unless you really have to. I don't think they like a hard prune but I could be wrong.
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,664
    They can be pruned back quite hard. A very forgiving shrub. Best time to prune after flowering.
  • Thanks all,
    I'll prune after flowers, good to know they're quite resilient!
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