Red twig dogwood pruning

Asked November 11, 2016, 2:56 PM EST

Can I prune them now?

Olmsted County Minnesota

1 Response

You should not be pruning this time of year. It may promote new growth which will not be able to harden off in time to prevent winter kill. However, if you wish to trim a few stems for Christmas decorations, wait a couple weeks and then cut a few off at ground level.