Oct 14, For the best blooms, you should prune your summersweet shrub in the early spring and after the blooming season. Pruning is a way to control the growth of your shrub. Pruning is also a very important method for encouraging growth, filling out the shrub to make it look fuller, shaping the shrub, and produce larger flowers or fruit. Oct 27, How To Plant, Prune, Fertilize, Water And Care For Clethra Summersweet Plants Posted by Brent Wilson on 10/27/ to Fertilizing & Watering Tips When planted right and in the right spot, Clethra, also called summersweet or sweet pepperbush, are very easy to.
This deciduous shrub, suitable for U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 9, is an improved summersweet cultivar bred to. Jul 05, Summersweet grows in partial shade to full sun, but from my experience, shade from the afternoon sun keeps it looking its best, provided that you water during very dry spells.
Use this multistemmed shrub in mixed borders, damp areas, rain gardens, bogs, or in naturalized areas along streams and ponds. Ruby Spice produces rose-pink flowers on a.
Clethra Alnifolia Pruning Tips. Sweet pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia), a deciduous shrub, grows to 8 feet tall, in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 to 9.
In summer, it.