Sep 04, Answer: Sure you can prune it, but to understand how and why, it is worth explaining what a hydrangea tree is. A Real Shrub With a Radical Bod Mod Tree form Pinky Winky hydrangea. Nov 12, 1. Blue Hydrangeas don’t get cut down in the fall. If you do prune them back “to neaten them up” or “make them shorter” you’ll have fewer flowers next year but the plants will be just as stumphauling.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Pruning in late fall or early spring before new growth begins will bring new blooms all summer. Big Leaf and Oakleaf hydrangeas should be pruned no later than early fall, otherwise you may cut off buds preventing any blooms come summer. One cultivar, Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'--also commonly know as 'Pee Gee'--has a sturdy enough branch architecture and hearty growth habit to be suited to pruning into a standard tree.
Pee Gee hydrangeas bloom in white in the summer with the flowers aging into hues of pink and remaining on the plant well into fall. Aug 17, Cut those flowers that have already turned lavender-gray in color, not the fresh, blue-blue ones. You can either put them in a vase without water, hang upside down to dry, or make them into a hydrangea flower wreath.
(Sign up for our make-a-hydrangea-wreath workshop on Saturday Sept 9th –– call the store to stumphauling.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Mar 05, This limelight tree hydrangea can be grown across the United States in department of agriculture plant hardiness zones Hydrangeas bloom on a single stem. Your yard will thank you after pruning this shrub into its tree form or just purchasing the already trained tree. Don’t let naysayers call your work of art a ‘ball on a stick’!