In this video, I am pruning my four years old rosemary bush Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary.
Use sharp secateurs to deadhead the flowers, and then shorten any long stems using loppers, taking them back to a main stem or low set of leaves.
Pruning rosemary bush with a hedge trimmer is also doable just be careful not to cut too much of the plant.
The most important thing is to not cut back too far. Like its Mediterranean cousin lavender, rosemary does not regrow from old wood. Pruning rosemary plants and bushes are necessary at least once a year to make sure the plant is kept healthy, lives longer, and is formed in a nice shape. If you don’t prune rosemary regularly, the plant will eventually get woody, will produce fewer leaves and flowers.
In this article, I will give you some pruning tips for your rosemary plant or bush so that it can stay fragrant, healthy. May 25, Trim 2–3 inches (– cm) from the outermost stems. Use a pair of sharp pruning shears to clip the stems at a slight angle. Cleaning up the most developed offshoots stimulates new 94%(76).
The purpose of light prune is just to remove the tips of the stems after the blue blossoms fade.
Sep 18, A pot bound rosemary plant will produce less and less new growth and get quite woody. Re-pot the plant into a larger pot, if you can.
If not, remove the plant from the container and carefully prune the roots back and bit and add a fresh layer of soil. I find that I can grow rosemary for several years in a large pot before it needs this shrubfalling.clubs: Dec 14, Trim off the tips of lanky shoots by at least one-half, cutting at a degree angle, in early spring.
Cut the entire plant back in late winter to early spring to renovate an older rosemary.