Weigela Shrubs
Q.

Pruning Shrubs

Anonymous added on March 12, 2011 | Answered

I have shrubs across the front of my home. Not sure the name (may be weigela), but the bottom is hearty and low to the ground with shoots of woody stems growing up from the centers. I want them to be tall like the shoots, but they don't appear very healthy. The bottom looks better. I plan on fertilizing them but would like to prune before spring kicks in. Any advice? I live in North Carolina.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 14, 2011

It appears that you have a variegated weigela. This article will help you with pruning:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/weigela/pruning-weigela.htm

To make it taller but fuller, simply trim the top only lightly.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Weigela Shrubs
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More