Wait until spring.
Feb 26, February 26, flowers. Oleander grows vigorously and requires annual late-winter pruning to maintain a small size and attractive shape. Maintaining a foot-tall oleander plant, though, is unrealistic, unless your oleander (Nerium oleander) is a dwarf cultivar, such as 'Petite Salmon' or 'Petite Pink', which top out at feet tall.
No, you better wait until the first leaves appear to spot dead parts.
If you trim the plant back to feet tall, it will send out new Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. Aug 15, How to Prune Oleander Bushes. Assess Your Oleander. First stand back from your bush then decide how far back you would like to prune it. You may want to prune it back more severely if it is growing over a path or if it is looking leggy.
To increase the overall size of the bush you may only want to give it a light prune Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Since oleander flowers on new growth, just like roses and althea (sometimes called rose of Sharon), there is no danger of losing next spring or summer blossoms.
Shrubs will form a mounded shape up to 10 feet wide.
Even if you decide to cut the shrub down close to the ground and mulch it really well, it will do just treenotch.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Oleanders, or Nerium oleander are hardy evergreen trees which tend to survive in a variety of soils, even if it is of poor quality. If the pruning is done properly, it can be grown as a round shrub or grow as a tree. Basically, it is a showy plant with colorful flowers like orange, pink, white, yellow, and treenotch.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Apr 30, Correct Pruning of Oleander. pruning oleander bushes