Red Tip Photinias
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Care of Red Tips

Zone 24018 | AMcCros added on January 29, 2012 | Answered

When is a good time of year to prune red tips?

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Nikki
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Answered on January 30, 2012

Prune photinia sometime during early spring through early fall--late spring, early summer being the best time. Unruly plants can be cut back 6 inches to the ground and will come back--annual pruning will help keep them maintained and manageable. They can take a pretty severe pruning, so you can cut them back to a manageable size without harming them.

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