Re: [gardeners] Pruning Althea

George Shirley (
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 08:05:01 -0600

It seems that they bloom year around down here in Zone 9b. We have several little
ones potted up and they're blooming now and had bloomed earlier in the year. Maybe
they bloom at different times in different zones?

George wrote:

> My Rose of Sharon does not bloom until August and I prune around cut back hard
> around November. It comes back every year just as strong. I take off all the
> shoots that come off the around the lower part of the trunk.  Are there
> different cultivars that bloom at different times?
> Janice