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is it okay to trim Leylandii at the moment?

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laylandii edge not been cut back for 6/12months, is it okay to trim at the moment?



I'd suggest leaving it until the chance of heavy frosts have passed, around April-May.

29 Jan, 2009


Now won't hurt most conifers. When you do chop Leylandii they need to be cut around 4ft below your intended height due to the 'feathering branches'.

On a similar vein, my escallonia are about to get their annual hack any time soon. Not ideal granted, but neither will it bother them, and I can clear the mess sooner which suits my schedule far better. . . . . . .

29 Jan, 2009

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