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    jonny2510
    Can you identify this bush, and how should I cut it back?
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    • 22nd Feb 13, 1:31 PM
    Can you identify this bush, and how should I cut it back? 22nd Feb 13 at 1:31 PM
    We have this bush (see pics below) on the side of our house that we want to cut back drastically.

    It's around 150 cm deep (from the front to the wall) and we'd ideally like it to be 1/2 of that (75cm).

    • Can anyone identify this bush?
    • Can I just hack it back (to 1/2 it's current depth)? - or do I need to be more careful/methodical?
    • Is now the right time of year to do it?
    • Does anyone know when it should start budding?
    I'm worried I'll just be left with a woody mess / dead bush!



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