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Ligustrum 1 year 3 months ago #35013

Hello there. I just wanted to know if you can defoliate a ligustrum and when is the best time to do it. Thanks!
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Ligustrum 1 year 3 months ago #35016

Ligustrum can be defoliated and the best time is when it is absolutely healthy & growing.
In winter a good frost may defoliate them for you.
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Ligustrum 1 year 3 months ago #35047

Ty. It's placed semi-indoor (closed balcony) so no auto defoliation for me. :)
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Ligustrum 1 year 3 months ago #35077

Oh and can I defoliate only some parts of the tree, leaving some sacrifice branches alone ? Or the sacrifice br wil take over?
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Ligustrum 1 year 3 months ago #35080

I have found Ligustrum to be very strong once healthy, and to come back, not matter whether you defoliate one or all of the bracnhes.
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