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Q.When to cut back Sweetspire??

Zone Clifton Park, New York 12065 Zone 4 or 5? | Anonymous added on September 14, 2020 | Answered

I have a white Sweetspire in my shadier part of my yard and when do cut it back?? Does it bloom on new or old wood?? It is now mid September where I am now…is it too late to cut it back now??Thank you in advance for your help!

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Answered on September 16, 2020

They bloom on old wood, so it is too late to prune now. Wait till after it flowers in spring.


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