Jun 27, Smoke tree is an ornamental shrub to small tree that is grown for the bright, purple or yellow leaves and the spring flowers that mature and “puff” out as if they were clouds of smoke. Smoke trees tend to have a rangy, splayed growth habit. Pruning smoke trees annually will help make the plant more compact and strengthen the stumpcutting.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Nov 09, The smoke bush has a number of fine cultivars, such as 'Royal Purple,' with maroon leaves, and 'Golden Spirit' with yellow leaves. It tolerates quite a bit of drought when stumpcutting.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Apr 09, To rejuvenate prune smokebush, randomly cut the branches to just above the next growth node (where new stems grow) to lessen the canopy by about one third. To remove a full limb, cleanly cut at a slight angle about a quarter inch from the branch stumpcutting.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Aug 01, I have a royal purple smoke bush that I planted last Spring. It grew beautifully last year bit it didn’t flower at all so at the end of the season I didn’t prune it.
This year the tall branches from last year have leaves only at the top, and the rest of those branches have plenty of buds but nothing is sprouting from stumpcutting.buzzted Reading Time: 4 mins. Award-winner Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (Smokebush) is a bushy large deciduous shrub noted for its attractive foliage of rounded leaves.
Emerging rich maroon-red in spring, the leaves mature to deep wine purple in summer, before turning redder in fall. Appearing in late spring, large, feathery, pink flower plumes cover the plant with fluffy, hazy 'smoky' puffs throughout stumpcutting.buzzess: What's My Zone?