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pruning japanese acer which has spread too large weeping type 3 feet high

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can i prune this japanese weeping acer shrub which has spread covering a large section of the border?



Yes prune it , but wait until Spring shortly before the leaves are due to appear... Excessive little shoots in the centre sometimes need thinning to make sure the main shoots can breathe easy

20 Sep, 2008


Poaannua - I thought acers bled quite badly if the sap was rising? If I had to cut one back, I'd do it immediately after the leaves had fallen

21 Sep, 2008

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