Evergreen shrub – What is it? When to prune?
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Date Photo Taken: February 25, 2012
Location: White, GA
Posted By: mrbbq
Simple, glossy leaves. 6″x1.5″, arrangement opposite. Shrub is just over 6 feet tall, and badly needs pruning. What is it? When can we prune?
Looks like Eleagnus to me. Prune at will!
I tend to think it is one of the evergreen viburnums, I just can’t narrow it down.
This picture looks like the shrub I have around our deck called Japanese Viburnum (Viburnum awabuki ‘Chindo’).
it favors cleyera
i think this is a Viburnum awabuki ‘Chindo’
I’m a student at Gwinnett Technical College.
For details on the department and classes go to http://www.gwinnetttech.edu/horticulture/
the same Viburnum in my yard. sp. unclear.
Definitely not eleagnus. But if you’ve got some eleagnus, then do as Sandra says: prune at will! In fact, don’t just prune, cut it to the ground, then spend the next 5 years trying to Round Up the roots.
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