Sep 28, Not only does the bush look much neater, but it will keep a more compact shape in future, too. Broadcast: Fri 7 Febpm Published: Fri 7 Febpm. Jun 21, Twice-a-year pruning will keep it in check. Light pruning is best after the first harvest, followed by a heavier one during summer or fall. Use secateurs for a single plant and a hedge trimmer if you have many. Prune one-third to one-half of each shrub back after the peak of flowering. Prune all the way down into the woody shrubhauling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Aug 31, How to Prune Lavender. When pruning lavender, it’s important to start out with a sharp, clean set of pruning shears. Wipe down the blades of your pruning shears with rubbing alcohol or bleach to make sure all bacteria and potentially harmful germs are removed from the blades. The next step for trimming lavender is to prune one-third of the plant.
Feb 28, Step-by-step lavender pruning. 1. Look for wood. Find the woody base of your lavender plant - that's the spot where soft green growth meets woody stem. 2. Prune the soft growth. Follow the stem 2 to 3 inches up from the woody part of the stem that's marked on the illustration and remove the rest. shrubhauling.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Jun 15, Prune these lavender in spring when all frost is finished for the season. A frost can kill off new plant growth. How to Trim a Lavender with Woody Stems.
It isn’t hard to learn how to trim a lavender with woody stems. The basic rule of pruning lavender is not to trim into brown, dead wood. You’ll usually find brown branches at the base of the plant. Lavender plants need regular pruning to prevent them looking thin and woody. Learn how to prune Lavender with Van Meuwen.
Mar 08, As lavender plants age, bushes can become woody. When pruning it's important to retain the green foliage and don't cut back into the old wood. Gardening Australia. link Fact Sheets.