Holly bush rescue

Old 07-21-15, 03:17 PM
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Holly bush rescue

I hired someone to cut my Holly bush in half...he used a chain saw...it looks terrible...not sure how to upload a photo on here..Should it be cut down to the ground? What would give it the best opportunity to grow back nice and full?
Old 07-21-15, 04:00 PM
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Welcome to the forums! For the most part, pruning a holly bush quite low, and sometimes to the ground won't be detrimental. I cut one down below the ground once, placed an air conditioner concrete pad over it, and in a year, the bush was peeking out.
Old 07-21-15, 05:43 PM
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I'd leave it alone for a season, hollys are really strong plants. When it starts to grow out, you can have a knowledgeable person prune it or DIY with a bit of research.

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