Container Hydrangea Plants
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Pruning hydrangeas

Zone Dolton 60419 z5 | ghill added on June 7, 2017 | Answered

I have 2 potted hydrangeas. The old flowers have died and new flowers are going below the old stem. Should I cut the old stem?,and if should cut the old stem, exactly where should I make the cut?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 10, 2017

Just remove the spent flower at this point in the growing season.

This article will help you with pruning.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hydrangea/prune-hydrangea-bushes-hydrangea-pruning-instructions.htm

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