In our last blog post, we discussed shrub basics, such as the maintenance and management of these handsome plants! However, these plants need a little assistance and staying beautiful. Here’s what you should know about how to prune your shrub:
When To Prune
Over time, shrubs over grow their designated space. During this growth, your shrub can become heavy and will require pruning. When the weight of this plant becomes too heavy, the roots can uplift and permanently damage the plant.
How To Prune
When pruning shrubs, it is important to remove the old, damaged, and crowded branches. When doing so, be sure to remove the branch from their base, and not off the top of the plant. On the tips of The shrubs branches, exist little butts that release hormones, and these hormones encourage the route to grow and operate properly, so avoiding removing these but this is vital to your plants health.
It is also important to remove the crowded branches, because sunlight is a vital step in allowing the plant to thrive. When your shrub becomes heavy and the branches become dense, sunlight cannot penetrate the shrubs interior, and prevents interior growth. Are you looking for assistance in maintaining the appearance of your beautiful shrubs? Give us a call today at (602) 404-0568!