Apr 01, Pruning Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ – cut the stems to ground level.
Cut all the stems to ground level with bypass pruners. The shrub will grow new sprouts from the treemulch.buzzted Reading Time: 1 min.
Late winter is the best time to prune smooth hydrangea"Annabelle" to promote vigorous growth the following growing season. In cold areas,"Annabelle" often dies to the ground during severe winters. Prune all the remaining stems just above the soil surface at the end of winter. Annabelle Hydrangea Pruning. The Annabelle Hydrangea grows blooms on new wood each year. These shrubs are vigirous bloomers, and can handle aggressive pruning. However, as stated above, only prune to 18"" if you would like the plant to have stronger limbs.5/5(1).
Nov 28, Prune Annabelle hydrangea lightly just after its flowers fade in early autumn. Use garden clippers to remove faded flowers as well as several inches of growth from the tip of each branch. Like many things in the garden, the best time to prune hydrangeas depends on several factors. To get the timing right, you need to identify what type of hydrangea you have. Learn how from the experts at Gardener's Supply in Vermont.