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If it's a deciduous tree or shrub—woody ornamentals that lose their leaves in winter—you can prune them now. Evergreens can also be pruned now. Our fruit trees need to be pruned now as well. That includes grapevines and other types of fruits.
But we want to wait to prune anything that blooms in spring. These plants are flowering on last year's growth. So, hold back on spiraea, quince, deciduous magnolia, Texas mountain laurels, Mexican plum, once-blooming roses, etc. Prune them soon after they bloom, so they can set buds for next year. Here are a few more pruning tips or contact your local Extension Office.