If you cut those off, you won't get the berries!
Mar 10, Taller, ordinary nandina grows lanky and bare at the bottom over time. Pruning restores a full and compact look. Using hand pruners (never hedge shears), renew neglected clumps by cutting one-third of the main stalks to the ground every year for three bushfelling.clubted Reading Time: 50 secs.
Oct 25, Prune the oldest or weakest branches first. Find the tallest, oldest branches on your nandina, and cut it down with your shears. Take a moment to locate any weak branches close to the ground, and cut them back as well. Do not prune 93%(45).
P.O. BoxMcKinney, TX Phone: (outside Dallas area: ) FAX: Aug 14, How to Prune Nandina for Density Keep in mind that pruning heavenly bamboo plants severely is not always necessary. The shrub grows slowly and keeps its shape. But an annual pruning in early spring allows taller cultivars to produce new shoots and lacy foliage at lower levels of the bushfelling.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins.
The best time to prune nandina is in winter, when it is dormant. As far as how, the folks at Texas A&M University recommend cutting about a quarter of the stems down to the ground. Then cut a third of the total stem height off one out of every four remaining stems.