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By Frankey

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when to prune heather



To keep it bushy, I give the flowering stems a 'haircut' after they finish flowering. Depending on when they finish flowering that might be in spring or even later. Just prune the green growth, not the woody stems. They put on new growth very quickly.

16 Jul, 2011


Yup after flowering you can cut back pretty hard

16 Jul, 2011


In fact at Edinburgh Botanics they use a strimmer!

16 Jul, 2011

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