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Q.Hydrangea Care

Zone St Somons Island, GA 31522 | Anonymous added on November 16, 2021 | Answered

My hydrangeas look awful. Its middle November in South Georgia. Should I just cut them back to ground level?

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Answered on November 16, 2021

It depends on the type of hydrangea you have. If it is really unsightly and you can't wait, you can prune them to the ground but you may sacrifice next year's blooms. If you don't know whether you have a big leaf hydrangea (big balls of blooms) or not, it's best to just snip off the dead blooms and wait till after it blooms next season to cut it back. Here are some guidelines for pruning each type of hydrangea:


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