What is the best time of year to trim a New Mexico olive?

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  • Morgan Morgan on May 22, 2017
    Prune it in the fall while it is still showing autumn color. This plant is also known as NM privet - aka Forestieria neomexicana. If you want it to be more of a hedge, then don't prune, but use hedgeclippers on it to shape it.