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How to prune, and when is the best time to prune Buddleia davidii Butterfly bushes. Incidentally, this rather plump healthy looking flower, is as a result of proper pruning of the Butterfly Bush. Without pruning, the flower would have been smaller, and get progressively smaller as every season shrublop.buzzg: Rockland MA.

Jul 23, Prune the Buddleia down to around 30cm (12 in) from ground level. There may already be sprouting shoots on the Buddleia in a mild spring. This is not a problem, it just means you should Prune it back hard.

This will make the Butterfly Bush grow many new arching branches, that will have larger flowers than if it had not been shrublop.buzzg: Rockland MA.

Jan 19, Prune your buddleia in early spring by cutting back all the branches to the ground. Stop pruning once your stems are about 1 foot in length to avoid harming the plant. Since buddleias can become overcrowded if too many branches sprout, remove older branches completely.

Then, throughout the flowering season, deadhead spent 2370 Rockland MA. May 26, Buddleia plants should be pruned twice a year: the first pruning is a hard-cutting in the spring, with a second pruning in the fall to cut away the spent flowers after the blooms fade away. The First PruningEstimated Reading Time: 9 mins. Mar 22, Step 2. Cut through the thick woody stems, around 30cm above the ground, using a pair of loppers or a pruning saw.

Where possible, prune just above a bud or growing shoot. Missing: Rockland MA.