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 mid-July.
Jun 01, Mock orange shrubs are easy to care for and produce lovely, fragrant blooms. They benefit from annual pruning once they reach maturity or 3 or 4 years after planting. After the flowers fade, thin out the top stems and remove 20 to 30% of the main stumplop.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins. Jul 01, How to prune philadelphus. Follow these simple steps to pruning mock orange, or philadelphus, after it's flowered. Shrubs need to be pruned in order to achieve the optimum flowering performance, which is the maximum amount of blooms on a compact bush.
If not cut back, many shrubs will steadily increase in size to become a dense mass of twiggy Total Time: 25 mins. Jul 27, While the blooming of this lovely shrub is short (only about a week or two), you can still enjoy the dark green foliage of mock orange plants.
Mock orange bushes come in many varieties, ranging in height from 4 to 8 feet ( m.) or more. Growing Conditions for Mock Orange Shrubs.
Mock orange shrubs are hardy in zones 4 through 8. Aug 16, Mock orange (Philadelphus spp.) is an easy-to-grow shrub that takes well to pruning, which should be done annually right after flowering. According to the University of.