Wait until early to midsummer, then examine the Miss Kim lilac bush for branches that have few or no leaves. Cut these branches off near the base of the bush with hand pruners or loppers. This will redirect the plant's energy to its healthier portions.
Jun 17, Prune right after the blooming period because 'Miss Kim' blooms on old wood. If you prune too late in the season, you will remove next year's blooms; pruning that is too severe might even reduce flowering for up to three treelop.buzzcal Name: Syringa pubescens subsp.
patula 'Miss Kim'. I have a Miss Kim that I am controlling. Steve, it seems to be a different form than"regular" lilacs, more of a typical bush shape. I got it from someone here actually because it was too big for their space. I prune it back after flowering, taking off usually about 6" at a time all over. Not shearing it, just normal pruning.
Jan 29, Ask a Question forum→Miss Kim Lilac pruning. Views:Replies: 4» Jump to the end. Maryland. dijear Jan 26, AM CST. I have two Miss Kim Lilac bushes that have grown much larger than I would like.
I would like to trim off about 25% (or even a little more) with the hedge trimmer. It would be easy to shape them at this time. Apr 25, Dwarf lilacs rarely need pruning ‘Palibin’ Meyer lilac (Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’) and ‘Miss Kim’ Manchurian lilac (Syringa pubescens ssp.
patula ‘Miss Kim’) are both relatively small lilacs with a twiggy treelop.buzz pruning other than deadheading is required on these types. As the plants age, you can remove a few of the oldest stems to make room for younger, more Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.