Questions tagged: when to prune

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diana
Answer: Diana, You can either prune your roses now or wait till the end of this month before pruning. Because we have had frost in Sydney over the past co...
Category: Roses
Answered: 12:24PM, 14 Jul 2010
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Klaus
Answer: Dear Klaus, Your orange tree would be in blossom by now and the tiny fruit may have already formed. It would be best to wait now until your orange...
Answered: 02:22PM, 10 Oct 2011
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Klaus
Answer: Dear Klaus, The correct time to prune your gardenias and camellia is after they have finished flowering. Your gardenias will be flowering right thr...
Answered: 02:58PM, 13 Oct 2011
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Cynthia
Answer: Dear Cynthia, You won’t harm your wisteria at all if you cut it back after it finishes flowering. If need be, you can also cut it back in wi...
Category: General
Answered: 11:21AM, 28 Oct 2011
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Bernad...
Answer: Hi Bernadette, You can prune your frangipani tree now June/July as the tree is dormant. When you do prune, cut back stem back to where there is a ...
Category: General
Answered: 02:23PM, 12 Jun 2012
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judi
Answer: Hi Judi, Wisteria is usually pruned in winter. I have attached a link which I hope you find useful. http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s24851...
Category: General
Answered: 10:53AM, 14 Jun 2012
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Kylie
Answer: Hi Kylie. Bottlebrush if not trimmed on a regular basis, can appear to become very straggly. To keep the tree in good shape, it is advisable to pr...
Category: General
Answered: 11:38AM, 10 Jul 2012
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Klaus
Answer: Hi Klaus, Now is not the time to prune your crabapple tree as it won’t be long now until it starts to flower and you wouldn’t want to c...
Answered: 12:26PM, 27 Jul 2012
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Lisa
Answer: Hi Lisa, You can prune your apple tree in late winter/early spring. Apples fruit on short spurs that come off the old wood. I have attached a link ...
Answered: 11:10AM, 01 Aug 2012
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Nan
Answer: Hi Nan, At the end of winter beginning of spring is when you should prune your passionfruit vine. Depending upon how vigorous your passionfruit vi...
Answered: 02:56PM, 20 Sep 2012
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Rene
Answer: Hi Rene, Pruning of apricots in autumn is usually done in autumn, as you have done in the past. At this time you can remove any dead or diseased wo...
Answered: 02:26PM, 03 Jan 2013
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, It is possible to reduce the height of your hedge by a half but not at this point as it is summer and plants are put under enough stress ...
Answered: 04:23PM, 16 Jan 2013
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Anne
Answer: Hi Anne, From your description, I think the plant you are referring to is a gardenia. It is a perfumed shrub, with some varieties growing 2 metres...
Answered: 04:06PM, 17 Jun 2013
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Judith
Answer: Hi Judith, How lovely for you to have a tamarillo growing in your garden. This tree grows 2 – 3 metres when fully grown. It can be pruned i...
Answered: 03:54PM, 04 Jul 2013
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Maria
Answer: Hi Maria, It is too late now to give your roses a hard prune but there is no reason why you cannot remove any unproductive stems or stems that may ...
Category: Roses
Answered: 11:25AM, 12 Nov 2013
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Judith
Answer: Hi Judith, If your bottlebrush has finished flowering and you can see the seed heads on the stems, you can prune behind them. This should be done ...
Category: General
Answered: 03:45PM, 18 Feb 2014
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, Now that it is summer,your lillypillies will be flowering. Enjoy their flowers and when they have finished flowering, you can give them a ...
Answered: 02:27PM, 22 Dec 2014
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Rod
Answer: Roses are best pruned in winter while they are dormant. You can start to prune about now (May) depending on where you are in the country. Straight ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:54PM, 28 May 2015