Gardenia Plants
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Shaping a gardenia bush

Anonymous added on June 2, 2015 | Answered

Desire to trim and shape a gardenia bush to become a vertical habit. Need a narrow 3' wide as tall as I can achieve.

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Heather
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Answered on June 3, 2015

In order to prune without hurting blooming, you should wait until after all the plant's blooms have faded, which should be in the summer. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/when-to-prune-a-gardenia.htm

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