Frangipani

Pruning Frangipanis

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Question by: Sandra B.

Hi, how can I downsize my frangipanis for the best flower growth and will I get flowers next season?

Sarah's reply

Hi Sandra.

The best time to prune frangipanis are in winter or early spring after the leaves have fallen and this should maintain the flower cycle. However, there may be some loss of blooms this season if you are doing a drastic prune.

Don’t overdo it. Avoid pruning more than 10% of the plant to ensure the plant stays healthy. Good pruning will result in new side shoot branches and remember to use clean sharp tools.