Mar 25, You should prune your Annabelle hydrangea very lightly at the beginning of fall. You want to wait until the flowers have faded. If you are removing Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Apr 01, Pruning Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ – cut the stems to ground level.
Cut all the stems to ground level with bypass pruners. The shrub will grow new sprouts from the bushremove.buzzted Reading Time: 1 min. Late winter is the best time to prune smooth hydrangea"Annabelle" to promote vigorous growth the following growing season. In cold areas,"Annabelle" often dies to the ground during severe winters.
Prune all the remaining stems just above the soil surface at the end of winter.
Nov 28, Prune Annabelle hydrangea lightly just after its flowers fade in early autumn. Use garden clippers to remove faded flowers as well as several inches of growth from the tip of each branch.
Annabelle Hydrangea Pruning. The Annabelle Hydrangea grows blooms on new wood each year. These shrubs are vigirous bloomers, and can handle aggressive pruning. However, as stated above, only prune to 18"" if you would like the plant to have stronger limbs. Apr 13, If you’re sure you have ‘Annabelle’, nothing could be easier, really. It makes its flowers on the current season’s wood.
So late winter or early spring is the time to prune. Just look for the first set of fat new buds, as in the picture above, and prune back the stem to just above this new growth.
Hydrangea aborescens is a large bushy North American shrub bearing a mixture of tiny fertile florets and larger more showy sterile ones, which fact have coloured bracts in place of petals.
Hydrangea aborescens ‘Annabelle’ has only sterile florets, which makes the flower heads much larger, like spectacular white balls up to 30cm across. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its.