How to Prune a Saucer Magnolia. Saucer magnolias (Magnolia x soulangeana), known as highly productive bloomers and moderate growers, have flowers resembling a Missing: Wilmington MA. May 25, Wait until the magnolia tree blooms for the first time.
Depending on your climate and variety, this could be in spring or summer. The time after the first bloom is the only time you should do any significant pruning on your magnolia tree. Do not prune in winter or early spring, as the tree may not produce any blossoms the following year%. Cut off overly vigorous vertical shoots that growing from near the base of the saucer magnolia's trunk or out of the tree's bushtrim.buzzg: Wilmington MA.
May 20, This is a common scenario and trees usually come off second best to the view.
Pruning the magnolias however was not going to give a good outcome for the homeowners, the view or the tree. When a magnolia is pruned it loses its naturally rounded shape. Where the stems are cut the plant sends up vertical bushtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins.
May 20, Its pretty flowers appear in spring, so time any pruning to happen after the blooms have faded. Once this deciduous tree has matured at about 20 years old, prune as little as possible because it heals slowly. Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata) will grow to Missing: Wilmington MA.