When can I cut my gardenia back and how much can I cut off?

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  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jun 03, 2017
    It is best to prune your gardenia shrub right after the blooms have faded in the summer. Gardenias will set their flower buds for the next year in the fall, so pruning in the summer will allow you to cut back some of the older wood without risking cutting away newly set buds.