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Hard prune Texas sage shrubs in late winter to control the size of the shrub and improve the density of the foliage. Observe the natural shape of the shrub before pruning it to guide your work. Step 2 Prune away the previous two years of growth using pruning shears.
Selectively pruning Texas sage allows the shrub to develop a more natural look. This pruning method is a good choice for informal or wildflower gardens. Selective pruning involves cutting branches. Mar 01, Well, Texas Sage and all Leucophyllum species can be severely pruned back in March as well as Oleanders.
I do not recommend pruning them back severely in the summer months as they may not be able to grow back while dealing with the stress of the stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Apr 09, Keep pruning to a minimum once annually, but a good rejuvenation prune every five years will enhance the plant’s appearance.
Texas root rot is a common issue but only occurs in high nitrogen soils that do not percolate. In areas where rains are prolific, plant the shrub in a raised bed to avoid any root rot stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Dec 25, A: You can take up to one-third of the stem growth off a Texas purple sage (ceniza), and late January or early February would be the best time.
Use hand tools, rather than doing a formal stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.