What flowers and bushes should not be cut in the autumn

  • Dec 24, 2019

Preparing for winter requires cutting some horticultural crops. But do not cut all the yellowed and withered branches, because it may threaten their comfortable winter and bloom the following year. Many beginning gardeners do not know which flowers and shrubs should not be cut in the autumn, so as not to harm their further growth and development.

If ornamental shrubs bloom on new wood, they can not be cut in the autumn. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
If ornamental shrubs bloom on new wood, they can not be cut in the autumn. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

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Garden plants are not subject to the autumn pruning

If ornamental shrubs bloom on new wood, they can not be cut in the autumn, and some plant species tolerate winter cold, staying green until spring.

  • Barberry Thunberg and simple - is common garden plants with yellow or red leaves that begin to bloom in May or June on the shoots of last season. Long branches that spoil the appearance of the bush can be cut in the spring.
  • Weigel 3 varieties, Middendorf and other cultures can blossom 2 times a year - for the first time on shoots of last season, and the second time - in July. Therefore, in the summer it held a major crop plants and in the autumn harvested shoots damaged by pests.
  • Cherry glandular begins to bloom in May, therefore, subject only to full-fledged spring pruning.
  • Hydrangea various species have inflorescence without fear of low temperatures, so they are not removed, since they protect the buds of flowers, located on the top of the shoots.
  • Luizeaniya begins to bloom early, some varieties do not throw flowers until the appearance of the leaves. They should be cut only in the late spring or early June.
  • Clematis pruned at different times of the year depending on the species. Lanuginoza, Patenos, Florida and Montana for the first time in bloom on shoots of last season, and the second time - in the summer shoots. In the autumn of their only shelter, protecting it from winter frosts.
  • In physocarpus kalinolistnom with brown or yellow leaves and white and pink flowers are formed in the inflorescences, which remained on the shoots of last season. Little pruning is carried out only in the spring months.
Hydrangeas not be cut off in the fall. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Hydrangeas not be cut off in the fall. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
  • In lilac flower buds are formed only on the strongest and most cold-tolerant shoots last year, so they can not be touched in the fall. If a lilac has expanded greatly, it can be cut dry and damaged branches, and in the spring a little thin out the bush.
  • In the spring begin to bloom such Spiro as Alpine, gray, Argut, nipponskoy, Thunberg and others. The flowers are formed on shoots 2 seasons. In June, when the flowers fall off, you can make trimming the bushes.
  • Winterhardiness forsythia different varieties start blooming in late April, so they can be cut only after the blossom.
  • Japanese Chaenomeles cut no more than once in 5-6 years after the end of its flowering.
  • On chubushnik different species and varieties of white fragrant flowers are formed on shoots 2 seasons. Cut shrubs such only after the end of their flowering.
  • Some ornamental perennial garden plants autumn cut only damaged disease withered shoots. These are decorative plants like Delphinium and phlox. But lupine, goldenrod, Echinops, Solidago and some aster autumn crop is necessary because they provide a great self-seeding, which is undesirable for gardens.
  • You can not cut ornamental plants, the leaves of which are for the winter hiding under the abundant snow cover. Among them - small saxifrage serdtselistny and periwinkle.
  • Heuchera and heucherella different varieties with bright yellow, brown and red leaves tolerate low temperatures, hidden under a thick snow cover, so they do not cut in the autumn.
  • Pahizandra apical hard frost has leaves that can hibernate for 3 years and do not need regular pruning. Also, do not need pruning plants such as sedum groundcover, primrose, ivy, hepatica, hellebore, avens, saxifrage, lungwort and Iberis.
  • South Lavender has shoots with beautiful silver leaves, which give way to young shoots in spring. Overwintered leaves give a good start in the early spring shoots, and after they die, they can be removed.

With the right approach to the autumn pruning flowers and shrubs can be maintained garden, which is the spring and summer will delight violent flowering.

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