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What should I do with my Choisya?

Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by wind1, Sep 1, 2017.


  1. wind1

    wind1 PetForums VIP

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    This Choisya hasn't been pruned properly over the years so although a lovely shape it is just too big for where it is sited. It is very healthy and flowers well so I'm a bit reluctant to get rid of it all together. Do you think it could be pruned hard? Would it grow new shoots on the bare stems?
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  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    It should do.

    I'd be inclined to prune back the ones in the centre and see what happens :)

    It should be pruned in Spring, after flowering, but as there is foliage on the outside any new growth now should be protected. Then in Spring cut back the outside branches?
     
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    Thank you, I'll give that a go.
     
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