When do you trim hydrangeas?

Asked August 31, 2015, 3:09 PM EDT

i am having trouble pruning my hydrangeas so they bloom a lot the following year. When is the best time to prune?

Monroe County Georgia

1 Response

Hi,
It depends on what species of Hydrangea you are growing. The most common mop-head Hydrangeas need to be pruned in summer but before August 1st as they are setting flower buds for next year already.

Here is a list of the species and when to prune
http://www.ugaurbanag.com/content/discover-hydrangeas

I hope this helps.

-Todd