May 27, Prune snowball hydrangeas after the first frost in fall or winter. Wait for the first frost to happen in your area. This happens when the temperature reaches 32 93%.
Dec 17, How to Prune Snowball Bushes. The term “snowball bush” is an example of the confusion caused by the use of common plant names based on appearance or features. Chinese viburnum (Viburnum. Sep 21, Cut back all branches to within a foot of ground level. Although you will sacrifice blooms for that year, a healthier, happier snowball bush should emerge the following season. If you cannot bear to part with all the blooms for the entire season, consider splitting the renewal pruning over three years, removing one-third of the old canes each year.
Cut or pinch the snowball blossoms as they expire, making room on the bush for new blossoms. Mar 26, Prune a snowball viburnum bush by sterilizing the equipment, cutting off flowers and cutting back the older branches before the fall. To complete this project, you need bleach, a bowl of water, two clean cloths and pruning shears. Apr 10, If your Snowball is already mature, you can grow more bushes using cuttings from a healthy plant. Test branches to see if the wood is soft.
If the branch bends before breaking in two, it can be cut off using sharp pruning shears and planted stem-down to grow new bushes. Jun 15, Snowball bush viburnum is a popular and easy-to-grow landscape plant native to Europe and Asia.
This large, moderately-quick growing shrub forms an upright dense mound and features 3-inch round clusters of flowers (resembling, of course, a snowball) that start out apple-green and morph to white, eventually fading to a rosy color similar to hydrangeas. Oct 01, Snowball hydrangea blooms in summer. So prune during the dormant period, before new spring growth begins.
Snowball viburnum blooms in spring.