little devil ninebark not looking good

Asked May 31, 2019, 9:34 PM EDT

little devil ninebark 3 bushes about 4 yrs old a lot of seemingly dead branches no new growth on them can I cut back to ground level?
Will they come back better?

Ramsey County Minnesota pruning shrubs ninebark

1 Response

It's OK to cut the dead branches to the ground level. And, according to experts at the University of Arkansas, the plants can be pruned severely in the spring after flowering to maintain size and form.

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