Red Tip Photinia Pruning?


Red tip photinia grows well in the Eastern part of the United States but good pruning practices has made them do as well in the south. For the best results while pruning, always keep the shrub wider at the base than the top so that sunlight reaches the lower branches. Any type of trimming tool can be used as long as the blades are sharp. In cold weather, do not prune them after mid-August.
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Red Tip Photinia Pruning
The red tip photinia plant can be pruned each year in the fall or winter, and cutting back the dead and wild branches will keep the plant healthy and growing nicely for years to come. Trim a red tip photinia plant with advice from a sustainable gardener... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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