When and how is it best to prune a gardenia plant? Mine are 6 to 7 feet tall. Can it be pruned as a tree or is it best to cut it as a hedge and when is it safe to do it?
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In order to prune without hurting blooming, you should wait until after the plant's blooms have faded, which should be in the summer. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/when-to-prune-a-gardenia.htm