KC Gardens

Trimming potentilla

Q&A

Can a potentilla bush be cut way back in the spring to get rid of dead branches in it like you can the Carpet Spirea? - LovesFlowers -

Comments

  1. 11 months, 4 weeks ago

    Best time to prune potentillas is early spring before they leaf out. Simply cut out the oldest canes at the base of the plant. This should help them maintain a natural shape. It is also possible to trim the entire plant almost to the ground to rejuvenate the whole plant. Kala

  2. 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    My perferred method is to cut to the ground and rejuvenate as mentioned above. Dennis - Johnson County Extension

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