When do you trim azalea bushes back?

  4 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 04, 2018
    immediately after flowering is finished

  • Martha Anne Horning Martha Anne Horning on Jan 04, 2018
    Should be trimmed as soon as they finish blooming, late spring or early summer for most areas. Will tolerate later trimming but may not bloom the following spring as buds are set by fall for the next seasons bloom.

  • Sharon Sharon on Jan 04, 2018
    I just prune mine to shape and remove any new tall shoots. Mine is trained into a hedge along my drive. Weirdly its in bloom right now... in Jan. Huh?

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Jan 04, 2018
    After the blooms die.