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Cutting back my rhododendron


By Hayley

United Kingdom Gb

Is it ok to cut my rhododendron right back? Its in a large pot on the patio and is very large. We didnt get many flowers on it this year, so I am wondering if I gave it a harsh cutting back it would help it for next year?



Sounds as though the pot may be getting too small, in which case cutting back will be a waste of time. Is it possible you could plant in the ground and then hard prune and get a new smaller one for your pot?

11 Jul, 2008


If you cut it back you will lose next year's flowers. Much better to follow Wyeboy's advice.

11 Jul, 2008

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