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Pruning of Butterfly Bush

By careful pruning (twice yearly), can a butterfly bush be turned into a butterfly tree? My biggest concern is the lengthening of the trunk. Right now I have a single trunk, about 36 inches tall.

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 08/01/2011 @ 6:57 am

Yes, it is a process called creating a standard topiary. It is done often with hibiscus, which have a similar growing patten as butterfly bushes. This article will help: [1]

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