ornamental care

Asked April 15, 2015, 4:37 PM EDT

how much and when can I prune back greenspire euonymous now 8 feet tall

Howard County Maryland

1 Response

This type of euonymus should be pruned in med to late spring.

The rule of thumb for shrubs is to remove no more than 1/3 a year. The more you're removing, the earlier you'll want to prune to give the plant plenty of time to recover.