Fuchsia flowers.Beautiful fuchsia flowers in the garden

By August 16, 2017Articles

Fuchsia flowers.Beautiful fuchsia flowers in the garden

By August 16, 2017Articles

Fuchsia flowers.Beautiful fuchsia flowers in the garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Fuchsia is a gorgeous plant that provides dangling blooms in jewel-like colors throughout most of the summer. Although maintenance is generally uninvolved, regular pruning is sometimes needed to keep your fuchsia vibrant and blooming at its best. There are a lot of different ideas about how and when to prune fuchsias, and much depends on the type of plant and your climate. We’ve provided a few tips to get you started. Pruning Fuchsia Plants It helps to keep in mind that fuchsia produces blooms only on new wood, so there’s no need to worry about cutting off buds when you’re doing fuchsia pruning on old wood. Don’t be afraid of cutting back a fuchsia drastically if need be, as the plant will eventually rebound better and healthier than ever. All fuchsia types benefit from regular removal of spent blooms. Also, pinching

Fuchsia flowers.Beautiful fuchsia flowers in the garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Fuchsia is a gorgeous plant that provides dangling blooms in jewel-like colors throughout most of the summer. Although maintenance is generally uninvolved, regular pruning is sometimes needed to keep your fuchsia vibrant and blooming at its best. There are a lot of different ideas about how and when to prune fuchsias, and much depends on the type of plant and your climate. We’ve provided a few tips to get you started. Pruning Fuchsia Plants It helps to keep in mind that fuchsia produces blooms only on new wood, so there’s no need to worry about cutting off buds when you’re doing fuchsia pruning on old wood. Don’t be afraid of cutting back a fuchsia drastically if need be, as the plant will eventually rebound better and healthier than ever. All fuchsia types benefit from regular removal of spent blooms. Also, pinching

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