Pinky Winky Hydrangea

prune a hydrangea bush into a tree

Anonymous added on August 8, 2015 | Answered

I have a hydrangea "Pinky Winky." Can it be pruned to form a tree? If so, how?

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Answered on August 10, 2015

Pinky Winky can be trained as a small single trunk tree. During late winter/early spring, you could try removing 1/3 of the plant’s lateral small branches from the ground up. Then, cut away any crossed branches or those that aren’t growing away from the middle of the plant. Here is an article that has some more guidelines:

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