How to Prune a Philadelphus Mock Orange?

Answer Philadelphus Mock Orange is a genus of deciduous, summer flowering shrubs belonging to the Hydrangea family. Hardy down to USDA Zone 4, Mock Orange has a multi-stemmed growth form that requires occ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Prune a Philadelphus Mock Orange

Why has my Mock Orange (Philadelphus) never bloomed...?

What kind of soil do you have. I presume it's chalky? My initial advice is to give it a hard prune and see if it blooms on the new growth. It's also worth noting that Mock Orange does best in netur... Read More »

When & How to Prune Mock Orange Bushes?

A mock orange, also known as a Philadelphus, is a flowering shrub that produces beautiful, fragrant flowers that have a light citrus aroma. They are tolerant plants that require minimal care, but d... Read More »

How do I prune mock orange shrub?

Prune mock orange shrubs every year immediately after they bloom. Use hand pruners to cut off 2/3 of each branch that produced a flower. Trim off weak growth, broken or damaged branches and branche... Read More »

How to Fertilize a Mock Orange?

Mock orange is a woody deciduous flowering shrub known botanically as the Philadelphus genus and is related to the hydrangea, both coming from the saxifrage family. According to the USDA, there are... Read More »