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Nov 12, Weigela is an excellent spring-blooming shrub that can add flair and color to your spring garden. Pruning weigelas helps keep them looking healthy and beautiful. But it can be a little confusing when trying to figure out how and when to trim weigela shrubs.
Keep reading to learn more about how to prune weigela bushnotch.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins. Answer: Weigelas bloom on both old and new wood. Plants bloom heavily in late May or June on the previous year’s growth.
They also bloom intermittently through the summer on the current season’s growth. Weigelas are prone to winter dieback. Carefully examine plants in late winter/early spring and prune out any dead wood.
At the same time, look over your weigela shrubs as a whole.
If the weigelas. It is best to trim weigela after they have finished flowering. If you trim in the fall you will be sacrificing their first spring blooms even if they are a r. Oct 28, In the summer, prune all of the weigela tips with flowers back by about 2/5 of their length. This will promote new growth and more flower buds for next spring. The flowers grow out of stems and canes that developed in the previous year.
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Prune these spring flowering shrubs soon after they have bloomed. Top prune the plant to improve the shape and reduce its size but, be careful not to remove more than 30% of the top growth. Some summer pruning can also be done on particularly vigorous plants but, not after mid-July. As the plant matures, some “renewal pruning” should be done.