Scope out the canopy for dominate branches, called leaders.
Jun 09, When the shrub needs a light trim, spring is the best time for pruning cleyera.
Instead of shortening the stems, cut them all the way back to the center of the plant. Shortening a stem encourages two new side branches to grow where you made the cut. Pinching out Missing: Courtland. Any heavy pruning or removal of large branches on an older Cleyera should be done while the plant is dormant, preferably in late winter.
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Otherwise, light pruning to shape the plant can be performed almost any time of year. The only time I wouldn't prune Cleyera is during the two months prior to the usual first frost date in your bushfell.clubg: Courtland. May 23, Growing Cleyera Shrubs Cleyera shrubs grow between 8 and 10 feet ( – 3 m.) tall with a spread of about 6 feet (2 m.) and have a dense, rounded growth habit that makes them ideal for use as hedges or screens.
Cleyera plant care is easy because these undemanding plants seldom need bushfell.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. May 02, If you don't have room for a mature Cleyera, you might consider moving it while it's still young.
Determine its width.
If you just want to prune for neatness, you can prune in spring, cutting back any growth that's especially vigorous and out of bushfell.clubg: Courtland. Planting Instructions. Water before planting. Plant in full sun to part shade. Dig hole 2X the width of pot. Plant ″ above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil. Water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed. Mulch ″ deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem.