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Can all Philadelphus be hard pruned to about a foot if necessary? We had one of the golden ones which we did it to a couple of years ago - it responded well and now looks brilliant. But we have another one (different variety but I forget the exact name) I would like to do the same thing to if possible as it is hopelessly overgrown and only flowering at the top. Thanks.


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Yes, after flowering you may be as brutal as you please. Give it a good feed afterwards to help it grow new shoots for next year.

22 May, 2021

 

I did that to mine a few years ago and it has grown back beautifuly.

22 May, 2021

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