Don’t Prune Spring Blooming Plants In Fall

Most spring blooming plants have begun the process of setting their buds for spring.  If they are trimmed in the fall you will not have blooms on that plant in the spring.  The proper time to trim those plants is after they finish blooming in the spring.

Don’t prune in the Fall:

  • Azaleas
  • Gardenias
  • Forsythia
  • Many hydrangea varieties
  • Spirea
  • Viburnum
  • Camellias
  • Indian Hawthorn
Contact us with questions about when to prune specific plants.


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