Advanced search

To prune or not to prune?

(5 Posts)
GobbySadcase Wed 05-Mar-14 12:37:26

Gardeners World email says to prune my buddelja this week. It really needs doing, too.

Is it ok to do when we're getting frosty mornings?

Sweetpea33 Wed 05-Mar-14 15:29:06

It should be fine to prune it - it is very hardy and we will often get frosts up into May time anyway ....

Gooner123 Wed 05-Mar-14 18:38:55

Go for it,they're almost impossible to kill

GobbySadcase Wed 05-Mar-14 19:54:55

Cheers smile

Ferguson Thu 06-Mar-14 18:55:52

Yes, depending how big it is you can take them down a long way, and they still come back. They can make an amazing amount of growth in a season.

Even if new leaves come and then get frosted, it will still bounce back (too much so, in some situations.)

They can also self-seed, so if you notice seedlings that you don't want, dig out before get too big.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now