Burning Bush Plants
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Trimming Back Burning Bush

Anonymous added on April 15, 2014 | Answered

I would like to trim back my burning bush. I have read that it is suggested to do pruning when it is dormant. What would happen if I trimmed it back now? I had heard it would not turn red in fall anymore. Is that correct? This bush is 6' tall now and I would like to trim back about 2'. Thank you!

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Nikki
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Answered on April 15, 2014

It will be fine to prune it back now. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/burning-bush/pruning-burning-bush.htm

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