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Q.Four bushes eight feet tall can I shorten them down to four ft gardenias

Zone Sturgis Ms 39769 | rmcginnis76 added on September 3, 2018 | Answered

Been seven years since I cut back further than a foot.

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Answered on September 4, 2018

You can do some aggressive pruning, but it will require doing it at the right time. I would also do this over a week's time, so as not to shock the shrub. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/when-to-prune-a-gardenia.htm

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