Sep 04, A hydrangea tree is in fact a panicled or PG hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) specially pruned to take on a treelike shape. In the summer, it forms at the tip of its branches large elongated clusters of white or lime-green flowers, depending on the cultivar, which gradually become pink or even reddish through the fall.
Prune in late summer/early spring while the plant is still dormant and not actively growing. Cut the plant back to a basic, woody framework which can be down to 25cm, although you may wish to keep it taller (around 60cm) if it’s at the back of a border. Sep 30, pruning of Hydrangea paniculata pink diamond Fri Jul 22, pm I recently"inherited" a lot of nice established bushes that I promptly planted all over my yard.
Prune 1 is pre-spring: We do this while the Tree is still dormant and we prune back the overall Tree by about 50% and we remove older branches where needed. This is the most important prune and will keep your Hydrangea Tree well behaved and with a good strong structure to hold the weight of the large blooms to come.
Sep 26, Pink Diamond is a beautiful Hydrangea with panicle flowers that open white and then turn interesting shades of pink. This hydrangea can grow as tall as 12′ but it is also very easy to maintain as low as 30″ if that’s what you want.
I can assure you, the ones in my landscape will never grow taller than 36″. They respond to pruning quite. Pink Diamond Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage. This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. I guess I didn't prune my pink diamond hydrangea tree enough this spring because now the heavy blooms are pulling the branches down and I'm afraid that either a.
they will snap OR b. they will become permanently arched in this manner. Is it ok to prune it now? It is Aug 22 here in coastal NJ.
I d. Caring for hydrangeas and knowing when to prune them can be confusing given the many varieties, but overall, they are hardy trees that will stay colorful and healthy if you follow a few pruning tips. Know the Type of Hydrangea You Have. Pruning your hydrangea properly depends on the type that you have.