pruning To avoid losing next year’s blooms, you can prune small branches when the plant is in bloom (and enjoy them inside the house) or soon after. For major pruning, the best time is in early spring before the plant is ready to put out new growth, so it has the full growing season to Continue reading"Pruning"Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
May 05, Pruning to Rejuvenate. If you are pruning an azalea in order to rejuvenate the plant because it’s become spindly or sparse, locate three to five of the largest branches on the azalea bush. Cut these branches back by a third to a half. Trim all the other branches on the plant as though you’re shaping the plant. Jan 06, Woodland Barn Nurseries are renowned for propagating and growing deciduous azaleas alongside many other rare plants and shrubs.
In this video, Tony Slater shows you how to prune deciduous azaleas to produce bushy, vigorous plants, covered in fragrant, beautiful flowers. Here's a transcript of the video if you prefer reading: My name is Tony Slater Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Nov 12, Assess your azalea. You probably don't need to do a drastic pruning unless you have a Southern Indian azalea that has gotten quite large.
If your bush has started to obscure windows and take up room you'd like to use for other plantings, you can trim it back drastically without causing long-term shrubfell.buzz: K.