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Q.My Holly Princess Has Gotten A Little Too Big And I Want To Trim It Down Some It’s Been Planted About 11 Years. Can I Prune I

Zone New Brunswick, canada | Chasegills50 added on May 13, 2022 | Answered

t now to have a better shape. Also deer ate the tops off some branches over the winter and they are brownish looking now.

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Answered on May 13, 2022

Now would be a good time to prune. I wouldn't take off more than 1/3 of the shrub, though.

You may want to treat with a fungicide to mitigate some of the damage from the deer.



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