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Nov 23, Prune red dogwood bushes in late fall after the leaves have dropped. The bush may also be pruned in early spring before new growth appears, but it should be dormant. Trim the Correct BranchesMissing: Great Falls VA. Rejuvenating or Hard Pruning Red Twig Dogwood. If you have overgrown dogwood shrubs, no matter if it is a red twig dogwood or yellow twig dogwood shrub, you can hard prune or rejuvenate prune the shrub in late winter while it is completely dormant. Once the buds start to swell you are quickly running out of bushpruning.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins.
Dec 02, Red twig dogwood pruning can be more aggressive every now and then. Cut all branches to the ground in early spring once every two to Missing: Great Falls VA.