On the GO When to Prune Each Plant

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  • Evergreen trees rarely need pruning
  • Prune Summer/Fall blooming plants from January through March.
  • Prune Spring blooming plants just after blooming from late Spring to early Summer
  • Roses grow at higher elevations prefer pruning in March
  • Plants will usually grow out of any mistakes you may make
    never remove more than 1/3 of a shrub or trees woody growth in one season

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