When to Prune Broom Broken or diseased branches can be pruned at any time but when pruning the size and shape the best time for this is at the end of May, after flowering. If you do this in autumn or winter you will reduce the number of flowers your shrub produces the following summer.
Jul 21, Prune the broom bush after it finishes flowering. The Scotch broom is larger than the Spanish broom and has arching stems. Go through the bush removing dead and damaged wood, especially that toward the center of the bush. Nov 30, For new growth 2 inches long or more, pinch the top 1/2 inch to promote a bushier shrub. For a heavier prune, cut back 1/4 of the bush before the hard seed pods develop in late spring, writes.
Sep 21, Prune away dead, dying, discolored, broken or diseased-looking branches and foliage from throughout the shrub. Place cuts down to the point of healthy wood or to the crown of the plant if needed.
Pull the cuttings clear from the canopy and up from the soil, discarding them. Scotch broom, known botanically as Cytisus scoparius, is a flowering. May You can prune broom straight after flowering, but only cut back the flowered stems by half. You're right, they don't like hard pruning.
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