Timing is the key to pruning deciduous shrub. For lush growth, spring flowering shrubs require trimming as soon as the blooms fade.
Do not leave a stud; make the cut as cleanly as possible against the remaining branch, on younger shrubs, prune branches back to non-flowering shoots or back to healthy buds pointing in the direction you want the shrub to grow. Apr 15, No need to prune drastically, the flowering currant might suffer from it. Simply snip an inch (a couple centimeters) or so off the tip of all branches. Maintenance pruning of flowering currant.
This is a regular pruning that can be repeated yearly, that increases the blooming and the growth of the shrub. After the blooming, cut branches that have born flowers back to ⅔. Cut back those branches that did not bear flowers to about half. Follow our advice on pruning stumpfelling.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Pruning Ribes is necessary immediately after they have finished flowering. The pruning can either be a general trim back to shape - but bear in mind that growth will be quite rapid after pruning, so a light prune might not be enough. Prune right back into the stumpfelling.buzzg: Madison AL.