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Debbie B.

Nov 06, Th e Dormant Season. The best time to cut Rose of Sharon is during the dormant season. This dormant season occurs in late winter or early spring, typically around March. However, the shrub will thrive in trimmed at any point in the following months until early treelopping.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. May 29, As a rule, the best time to prune your Rose of Sharon is anywhere from March to early May, before the blooms begin to open.

Cutting back your Rose of Sharon too early or too late can “shock” the plant, leaving it vulnerable to the elements and stunting healthy new growth%(86). Sep 14, This attractive and versatile shrub thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9. Rose of Sharon plants bloom on new wood and are best pruned from March through early.

Dec 19, In October, she takes rose cuttings similar to the way you take hardwood cuttings from the Rose of Sharon. She inserts them into the ground as you do, but from there, she places a mayonnaise jar over the top and removes it in treelopping.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins.

First, now is not the right time to prune it. Late winter to early spring is best. The plant blooms on new wood, so you want to prune it while it's dormant. When you say"long neglected" what do you mean? Is it multi-stemmed, or tree form? Maybe it would better if you posted a picture or 2 for us to see, and we can make suggestions.


This dormant season occurs in late winter or early spring, typically around March.

The Urban Forest Heritage tree program is a way to recognize special trees we have within the City of Fredericksburg. The program allows for nominations in 5 categories: Specimen, Historic, Collection, Ecological Value and Street Tree. Anyone may nominate a tree or a tree community for this program.

Jul 23, In general, prune all stems back to the second swelling bud from the ground from late winter until the plant produces leaves; don't cut Rose of Sharon to the ground completely.

Last bloom on my Rose of Sharon for the year. It bloomed for a solid month. 3rd year in a pot. Close. Fredericksburg, VA (USA) zone 7a, beginner, I decided to keep it a clump style and I prune this thing hard every year.

I did a heavy prune right before spring hit and I must have pruned it into shape 4 or 5 times this year. 5.

Thanks Jim Qualls.

Sharon Rose was born on 01/20/ and is 64 years old. Previous to Sharon's current city of Fredericksburg, VA, Sharon Rose lived in Hampton VA and Rockville MD. Sharon Robins Rose, Sharon J Rose, Sharon J Robins, Sharon J Konopnicki and Sharon R Rose are some of the alias or nicknames that Sharon has used.