With just a little work once or twice a year, your Hydrangea can be blooming with larger, more beautiful flowers and this is a good time to prune back the shoots on Mophead and Lacecap Hydrangeas to a pair of buds.
Pruning Hydrangeas encourages new blooms and improves your shrub’s health.
Pruning Hydrangeas In The Spring – In this video University of Illinois Horticulturist, Greg Stack, demonstrates how to prune hydrangeas in early spring to remove dead, winter stems.
Spring Hydrangea Care – It may be a few months before they start blooming, but you can be doing some pruning and other chores to care for your Hydrangeas. Light pruning, fertilization and colour adjustment all can be tackled now.