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Sep 21, Train into the proper shape during the first few years of the bush’s growth. Prune up to 1/3 of a magnolia bush each season all the way back to the ground to encourage new growth from the base of the plant. Prune a second time in mid-summer to cut back on the current season's growth.

When to Prune a Magnolia Tree. For magnolias that bloom in early spring, the best time for pruning is soon after the tree has finished blooming.

This can be late spring or early summer, depending on the climatic zone. Pruning too late in the season will result in fewer blossoms the following spring. May 25, Depending on your climate and variety, this could be in spring or summer.

The time after the first bloom is the only time you should do any significant pruning on your magnolia tree. Do not prune in winter or early spring, as the tree may not produce any blossoms the following year. The tree will also be more susceptible to disease%. May 20, Another multi-stemmed magnolia that will need pruning guidance as a young tree, it’s the exception to the usual pruning time rule for magnolias.

You need to catch this one at the end of the winter, before its growth spurt. Once it starts growing in the spring, you run the risk of pruning off the summer flowers for that stumptrimmers.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins.

If overgrown magnolias need rejuvenation, midsummer is the best time for major pruning for deciduous and evergreen trees. Magnolias tend to"bleed" when pruned in late winter or early spring, when sap flows. The tree isn't hurt, but dried sap detracts from the tree's beauty. May 20, I am not sure where you are, but don’t prune the magnolia in the hot weather – probably autumn is a good time or better wait until winter when the magnolia is bare and you can better see the branch structure.

Of course pruning at this time will remove flowering. Mar 05, It's a wee bit unusual of a Magnolia as it has what appear to be 5 or 7 leaders and they all start low, almost like a bush. From what I've read already here, and elsewhere, no more than a 1/3, to minimal pruning is tolerated by these trees and that it's best done in spring after the blooms.