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For hard or rejuvenating pruning, prune the older stems or canes in the late winter while the dogwood shrub is dormant. For general shaping, prune the shrub right after it has finished blooming up to shrublop.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Give that ancient woody spirea a new lease on life by pruning.
Jun 27, If you want to control the height of the shrub, the stems you left alone can be shortened by one-third to one-half their height Rejuvenation Pruning If your Dogwood shrub has become overgrown and unsightly, or just looks burnt out, in late winter you can cut back the entire shrub to about 10 inches above.
Jun 26, A harbinger of spring in parts of the country that enjoy mild winters, flowering dogwood trees boast an abundance of pink, white or red flowers long before the first leaves appear in spring.
Since they grow only 15 to 30 feet ( to 9 m.) tall, there is room for a dogwood tree in almost any landscape. Sep 26, Dogwood trees do not usually need much pruning. Even without manually shaping the tree, a dogwood will usually maintain a nice shape. Manual shaping can be done if desired, though. Do your primary pruning- the removal of branches- during the %(9).