Gardenia Plants

Pruning Back Winter Damaged Plants


Anonymous added on February 13, 2014 | Answered

Should I and, if so, how much should I prune back a 7 ft. X 9 ft. gardenia bush that has just suffered the effects of an unusually cold winter in Central Texas?


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Nikki
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Answered on February 13, 2014

This article should help you with handling cold-damaged plants and their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm As for pruning the gardenia, you may want to hold off on anything too drastic until its normal pruning time in summe, especially in the event that you have another cold spell. This article will help you with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/when-to-prune-a-gardenia.htm

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