Comments I, too, just recently saw this at my local nursery.
Aug 09, After you've selected and removed any unwanted trunks, you can start pruning your Loropetalum to form the tree. Start by using sharp bypass hand pruners or loppers to remove lateral branches growing from the trunk(s) that are lowest to the ground.
When removing a branch, make your cut as close to the trunk as possible without cutting into the shrubfall.clubg: Norfolk MA. May 17, Pruned during the appropriate season, the evergreen shrubs tolerate severe pruning and grow rapidly, so any loropetalum pruning errors are quickly forgotten.
Best Time for Trimming Loropetalums.
According to experts, it is best to delay pruning a loropetalum until spring, after it has bloomed. Since loropetalum sets its buds in summer, autumn pruning reduces the next season’s Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Hi Debbie – Loropetalums aren’t grafted, they’re just basically a shrub turned into a tree. So, if the variety gets 7′, then the standard (tree) should stay around 7′ tall. I easily keep my Loropetalum “Sizzling Pink” just under 6′ with 2 good prunings a year. Mine tends to spread & get denser now than shrubfall.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. With our over 23 years of experience in providing top-notch tree removal services, we offer the best tree removal services in Waltham, MA, and other MA cities.
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You can cut it back as far as needed. However, now is not the time, because it sets flower buds in summer. If you trim it now, you won't get any blooms in late winter and early shrubfall.clubg: Norfolk MA.