I have a purple smoke bush I want to prune back. Should I do it this fall or...
I have a purple smoke bush I want to prune back. Should I do it this fall or in the spring? Thank you
Mower County Minnesota
Thank you for the question. Smoke bush should be pruned in the early spring before growth begins. Read all about pruning: http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/pruning-trees-shrubs/
Check out this Virginia Tech publication about the various forms of pruning for smoke bush. Smokebush, Smoketree