I prune all year but most about Dec. for holiday stuff. Never pruned
my male hollies or the Japanese except when they encroached on walk
ways. Did a over serious bit of pruning last fall and my small pond was
made visible to A great blue heron . Won't happen again.
Garden in shade zone 5 S Jersey USA
We have 5% of the world's population; we have 25% of the world's
I live near Albany... deer pruned my two holly down to nubs every winter.
Come spring it would start growning again and by the end of summer they were
bigger and thicker than ever, but I got tired of looking at nubs for the
Holidays so two years ago I removed them. I had two holly on Long Island
too, grew so fast I was forever pruning them, didn't matter what time of
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