Have you been wishing there was a plant that blossomed during the winter months and was easy to care for? Witch hazel may be the red and yellow plant that you have been wishing for all year. Although it is simple to plant, witch hazel should be pruned regularly for best results.
Witch hazel has a brightening effect and regular pruning will allow your garden to use its full potential. Fertilizer is not necessary for witch hazel to grow well, but pruning is important to maintain the horizontal growth system. More than one option exists for ways to prune and rejuvenate this beautiful, winter plant. Considering what you want to establish with the use of pruning and deciding what the proper method is for you personally will have your witch hazel at its best possible quality.
- The beautiful with hazel shrub offers red and yellow blossoms and needs to be pruned.
- Just as with other shrubs, pruning will improve the plants health. Prune after the plant flows for best results.
- Best tips for a successful pruning: remove dead/unhealthy looking branches and keep main stems between 6 and 10 inches from the ground.
“Witch hazel doesn’t require special treatment in the garden to perform well.”