I did this right before Kevin left for college and asked him to.
Just cut those branches back and trim up the rest of the plant to match.
Sep 09, The compact variety can grow to 12 tall or taller, but at the same time I’ve kept mine in my landscape trimmed to about 42″ for years. Burning Bush only puts out one really hard push of new growth each year in the spring. So if you trim your Burning Bush after that happens it will pretty much stay at the size that you want it treecut.barted Reading Time: 1 min.
Aug 05, For these shrubs, some experts recommend a very severe form of pruning, known as rejuvenation pruning.
This involves cutting the entire shrub off at a level just six to 12 inches above the ground. The shrub will be little more than an unattractive clump of stems for a short while, but it quickly restores itself to a new, improved treecut.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.