Mar 10, Using hand pruners (never hedge shears), renew neglected clumps by cutting one-third of the main stalks to the ground every year for three years. Maintain a natural appearance by pruning each stalk to a different height, cutting back to a tuft of foliage. Also, remove old and weak branches to encourage new bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 50 secs. Feb 26, The best time to prune nandina is in winter, when it is dormant.
As far as how, the folks at Texas A&M University recommend cutting about a quarter of the stems down to the ground. Then cut a third of the total stem height off one out of every four remaining stems. Next, prune about one quarter of the stems two-third of the height of the bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 30 secs. Aug 14, Get out the pruners or loppers in winter or early spring and begin. Start by cutting back heavenly bamboo canes. Take out one-third of the total number at ground level, spacing those you remove evenly throughout the bush.
Then, prune heavenly bamboo stalks – one-third of those remaining – to reduce their bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 2 mins. Dec 09, Prevent nandina from becoming top heavy or developing a leggy appearance by cutting it back during late winter or early spring.
Many nandina enthusiasts prefer a layered look for this shrub. Jul 21, The best time to prune living tissues is in mid- to late spring when new growth starts and you can select which branches to retain for a more attractive plant by midsummer.
Aug 09, Do this for a total of three years and you will have restored your old Nandina. Also, remove old and weak branches to encourage new growth. Any time of year, you can cut back a branch or two to use in flower arrangements or wreaths.