Oct 22, How and When to Prune Abelia. Cutting back abelia plants isn’t strictly necessary. If you want a hands-off approach to your shrub, that’s fine. However, an annual abelia pruning will go a long way toward keeping your plant compact and neat looking, especially if it’s had a hard winter.
The best time for pruning glossy abelia shrubs is Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Abelia flourish with regular timely Pruning, Abelias will give you years of pleasure with plenty of flowers and bright foliage.
As with most shrubs, the Abelia group of ornamental flowering evergreen shrubs have rules, if they are not followed the plant will not flourish and may even die. Details. In Business Since A+ Reliable Tree Service strives its self on customer service and doing the job right the first time.
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Credentials. To Hard Prune the Abelia's is very similar to the annual pruning method but you can cut alot more off. Using either hedge trimmers or shears trim it down just enough so you can see the base, remove all the cuttings to allow you to have good view of the bushfelling.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Aug 04, Abelia bloom on new wood, so if you want to see flowers, avoid extensive pruning after spring growth begins.
Stray branches that are spoiling the shape of the plant can be removed any time of year. Cease any pruning 2 months prior to the average first-frost date in your area. When plants have gone dormant for winter pruning can resume.