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May 03, Pruning a mock orange each year after it blooms will keep the plant healthy and looking good. When cutting back mock orange shrubs, cut back the branches with spent bloom about 1/3 to 2/3 their length.
Do not perform an annual prune on mock oranges in late summer, fall or in spring before the shrub blooms.
Also, cut out any old or dead wood back to the bushfell.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins. Mock-Orange – Pruning, Winter Care and Fertilizing Prune these spring flowering shrubs soon after it has bloomed. Top prune the plant to improve the shape and reduce its size, but be careful not to remove more than 30% of the top growth. Some summer pruning can also be done on particularly vigorous plants but, not after bushfell.clubg: Franklin VA. Sep 21, After several years of growth, a mock orange shrub may benefit from a rejuvenation pruning, particularly if a shrub was not pruned regularly and, as a result, became spindly and unkempt-looking.
Perform a rejuvenation pruning in spring before the mock orange leafs out. Cut off all of the stems as close to ground level as bushfell.clubg: Franklin VA.