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} Apr 09, To rejuvenate prune smokebush, randomly cut the branches to just above the next growth node (where new stems grow) to lessen the canopy by about one third. To remove a full limb, cleanly cut at a slight angle about a quarter inch from the branch bushnotch.clubted Reading Time: 4 mins.
If you prefer the deep purple foliage and do not care for the flowers and plumes, you may consider pruning Royal Purple Smokebush to the ground each spring, allowing new growth to shoot upwards with healthy, vigorous leaves. This heavy pruning can be done after the plant has established (typically years in the landscape).Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Growing 10 to 15 feet tall and equally wide, the purple smoke tree may be maintained as a shrub in the background, or pruned to a tree with a single or multiple trunks and used as a focal point in Missing: Dalton GA.
Aug 01, I have a royal purple smoke bush that I planted last Spring. It grew beautifully last year bit it didn’t flower at all so at the end of the season I didn’t prune it.
Prune back branches that are extending awkwardly past the tree's canopy or otherwise marring the tree's form.
This year the tall branches from last year have leaves only at the top, and the rest of those branches have plenty of buds but nothing is sprouting from bushnotch.clubted Reading Time: 5 mins. When you grow smoke bush as a shrub, cut it back to 1 foot above the ground to encourage its multitrunk habit; Hand pruners are for branches less than 1/2 inch in bushnotch.clubg: Dalton GA.
Nov 08, Unpruned, the smoke bush becomes a large, multistemmed shrub 10 to 15 feet tall and wide. As with Hamlet's dilemma, though, there's really no middle course. If you try to have it both ways -- Missing: Dalton GA.