When and how should I prune a magnolia shrub (it's not a tree but a small shrub - or at least should be!)?
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You can prune it to your desired appearance. Just take no more than a third of the plant at one time. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/magnolia/pruning-magnolia-trees.htm