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Wichita, KS

August 4, 2008
2:08 PM

Post #5366637

How often or when should the red twig be pruned?
And what branches or sections should be removed?

Zone 6
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)

August 4, 2008
10:26 PM

Post #5368633

I'd prune in spring and remove older stems that no longer look brightly coloured (old stems look rather corky; they are also very twiggy compared to younger ones). I generally remove stems over 5 years old to encourage frsh, brightly coloured ones.


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