The best time to rejuvenate large, overgrown shrubs is late winter or early spring (March or early April). Heavy pruning in late winter or early spring will reduce or eliminate the flower display for 2 or 3 years.
However, rejuvenation pruning will restore the health of the shrubs. The best time to prune healthy, well-maintained spring Missing: Encino CA. Nov 16, Pruning Mountain Laurel. Cut back mountain laurels to an overall height of 6 inches to 1 foot when they become leggy -- lose foliage in the bottom third of the plant -- or no longer flower well in Missing: Encino CA. Pruning is essential for keeping trees and shrubs healthy and looking good, and in many cases, pruning is a DIY-able project that a homeowner can perform with just a few good pruning bushtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins.
Nov 11, Do not do any further pruning for a year, as the plant needs the upper foliage to generate food for rejuvenation. Use a stout stake inserted as close to the new central leader as possible. This will keep the new “trunk” straight as it grows. Really woody shrubs will need to have the bottom 1/3 pruned annually for 3 to 4 bushtrim.buzzg: Encino CA. If you don’t want a conifer hedge, then Laurel is the next quickest growing evergreen shrub that will form a good garden hedge.
Laurel can be trimmed or pruned to the height you require and, if it grows too big, it can be cut back as hard as you like – right back to the stump if necessary – and it will re-grow quickly into a new bushtrim.buzzg: Encino CA. 2 reviews of JAS Tree Service"Tony is a true expert! I needed to have one pine tree removed and another one trimmed. He had the most competitive bid, but more than that, he was the only one to tell me that it would be harmful to the tree to trim it in the summer.
Instead he"shook" the tree to get the dead stuff out and will be back in the winter to trim bushtrim.buzzon: Burbank Blvd Encino, CA