When pruning the Hedge Trimming Guys in Billerica, MA recommends that you disinfect the blades with 10% solution of bleach between cuts to prevent spreading diseases.
Customers can reach us on for more information. Pruning in March. Some Tamarisk varieties are spring-flowering and others are summer-flowering. Summer-flowering tamarisk flowers from summer well into autumn. This variety can be pruned at the end of March, just before the new shoots develop. Pruning in June and July. The best time to prune spring-flowering tamarisk is from June onwards. Tamarisk is an invasive shrub or small tree that is found across the American West. Also known as saltcedar, tamarisk favors sites that are inhospitable to native streamside plants because of high salinity, low water availability, and altered streamflow regimes created by dams.
Researchers debate the extent of tamarisk’s negative impacts, but this invasive species can and does. Pruning between October and March If you want to give the tamarisk a more tree-like shape, you can raise the crown between October and March. This is done by removing the lowermost side branches.
If these low branches are very thick. Prune all of the flowered stems back hard - right back to the trunk or main branch - right after flowering has finished. The finished job will look like a stump.
No matter, it will soon start sending out long arching stems which will then flower in the following spring. This type of pruning will ensure that you have plenty of new growth, and Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.