I recently bought some land in Brevard, nc that has a lot of mountain laurel. My guess is that they have never been pruned or fertilized. Some of the plants are 6-8feet tall. I plan on building on the property in a couple of years. How can I prune them now (how so that they recover in 1-2 years.
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This article will guide you on this process: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/rhododendron/pruning-rhododendrons.htm