Forsythia Bushes
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Pruning forsythia bushes

Zone Albany ny | Tomlin.beeler added on June 15, 2017 | Answered

Is pruning forsythia acceptable in mid to late June .?. The bushes are now about 6 feet tall ! I would like to cut them down to about three to four feet tall ,

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DLarum
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DLarum
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Answered on June 17, 2017

I have actually pruned forsythia in June w/o problems but it can open the plant up to pests and disease.
These articles should help
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/forsythia/forsythia-pruning.htm

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