Prune back any goldflame sprirea branches to control height or width in the late winter or early spring.
Make cuts to keep a desired shape or simply to refresh the plant. Oct 25, Fall is the time for the most severe pruning of spirea. With sharp shears, cut each stem back to about 8 inches (20 cm.) from the ground.
Don’t worry that the plant won’t bounce back. In the spring, spirea will reward you’re courageous pruning with new stems and plenty of blossoms. Dec 02, A flowering shrub like other members of the spirea group, 'Goldflame' is particularly beloved for its yellow-gold foliage that offers contrast to the predominant greens found in most landscape shrubs. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Spiraea japonica, a shrub native to Japan and China, is an ideal choice for many California yards and gardens.
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