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So, you’ve probably gathered that some shrubs are best pruned in the spring, some in the fall, and some can be pruned most times of the year. But how often does this all really need to be done, particularly if you’re hiring a pro?
Aug 05, For most shrubs, late winter or early spring is the best time to prune.
With some broadleaf evergreen shrubs, you will have a difficult call to make.
The plants are still in full dormancy at this time but are just preparing to produce new growth. If your shrub is a spring-blooming variety, though, make sure to leave behind enough flower buds on the stems for a spring treegrinding.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.
Jul 03, In general, prune needle-bearing evergreen shrubs in early spring, toward the end of dormancy and before the emergence of new growth. Pruning the evergreens at this time allows plenty of time for new growth to emerge, as well as plenty of time.