Fall blooming Late summer and fall Late fall Prune vigorous species by renewal pruning of one third to one half during winter dormant period. Red Bird of Paradise Desert Bird of Paradise Mexican Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia pulcherrima C. gilliesii C. mexicana Flowers from late spring to fall. If needed major renewal pruning is done in late winter,File Size: 27KB. Chaste trees (Vitex agnus-castus) bloom on new growth, so even though it’s encouraged to prune them in late winter, you could also prune them as early as late fall.
According to The Southern Living Garden Book, when you prune chaste trees, you should be “removing twiggy growth and crowded branches. If you remove spent flowers before seeds form, plant will send Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Most non-blooming shrubs such as arborvitae (Thuja sp.) and cypress shrubs (Cupressus sp.) respond to late-fall, dormant pruning with a burst of new.
Oct 23, Shrubs prone to ice damage like wax myrtle and butterfly bush might be reduced in late fall or early winter to avoid breakage. Light thinning or shaping can be done almost any time, including fall, on shrubs that have developed uneven growth since their last treefelling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Here is a fabulous list of what plants you can prune in the fall. Stick to raking and mulching this fall. Don’t worry, there are still things you can do this fall. Raking and mulching are perfect fall lawn activities.
Mulch will protect your plants during the cold months and provide nutrients to the roots. There are many different things you Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Oct 12, Do you have low growing heathers in your yard, like Scotch heathers? Although they are easy maintenance plants, they still require cutting back in the fall. With your pruning shear, carefully prune right below the blossoms where there’s still green. It might seem like a drastic trim, but these hardy plants will grow back in no time.