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'Pruning Magnolia'

Magnolias | Pruning | Gardening Information

…Video Library Magnolias - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - When is the best time to cut a branch off a Magnolia à soulangeana? When is the best time to cut a branch off a Magnolia à soulangeana? Deciduous magnolias such as Magnolia x soulangeana are prone to bleeding sap if pruned early in…

What to do in the garden in July

…plants. * • Prune Wisteria now. Just remove the whippy side-shoots from the main branch framework to about 20cm from their base (about five leaves from the main stem). * • Prune lupins to encourage further flowers. * • If you need to prune your deciduous Magnolia, now is the best time…

Thomnpson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 7th March 2014

…your tree is simply responding to last year's pruning exactly as would be expected. Winter pruning is useful for developing a fruiting framework as it produces new laterals or side shoots (the whippy upright growths that you describe). You can prune these laterals to create fruiting spurs that will…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 9th December 2011

…branches are just going up and up in a long line. Shall i prune the tops out and when is it a good time to do this as i dont want to lose next years spring flowers. Thanks Answer: Hi Kevin. You can thicken the crown of your tree by pruning the tips of a few carefully selected branches as shown in…

Thompson and Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 12th July 2013

…Sue, I have a small 3ft high magnolia grandiflora growing in a large pot, that I bought this spring. It gets watered daily in this heat but all its leaves are turning yellow and half have now fallen off. What is wrong with it? Answer: Hi Clare, it looks like your Magnolia is naturally shedding its…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 20th April 2012

…Do you know what variety your Clematis is? This would help to determine what its pruning requirements are, as it is possible that you may be pruning your plant at the wrong time of year. There are 3 main pruning groups for Clematis depending on when they flower and whether they flower on new growth…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 22nd August 2014

…* Ann Olson-Neumann * When is the best time of Autumn to cut back / prune my apple & cherry trees. Also how far from the branch - meaning the minimum of branch left. They are not OLD TREES 5yrs, still small girth. I want to prune hard as the rain this year has made thin branches & Apple Tree top…

What to do in the garden in November

…rotting. * • Tidy up your strawberry plants - cut off any dead leaves and remove runners. * • Prune pear and apple trees anytime between now and February. But don't be tempted to prune your plum trees now as they will be susceptible to the silver leaf fungus - wait until midsummer. *…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Session 22nd July 2011

…remove the pears overhanging his greenhouse. Perhaps you could invite him to harvest them himself and let him keep the fruits. If it is possible to prune out the offending branches this winter then this would be advisable to prevent the problem recurring next year. However if there are too many…