When to Trim Evergreen Shrubs in Missouri?

Trim Missouri evergreen shrubs according to type. Trim junipers and yews extensively in April. March and April are the months for heavy arborvitae trimming. Trim mugho pine's new shoots to half their length in spring before the needles mature, and evergreen rhododendrons and azaleas right after they flower.

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