Im not an expert with plants, but I think you can trim.
How to Prune a Yaupon Holly Tree. 1. Cut broken, dead and diseased branches down to the point where they join a larger branch closer to the center whenever you notice them. Look for 2. Prune up to one-third of the branches out of the yaupon holly to open its interior to more sun and air. How to Prune Dwarf Yaupons. 1. Examine the dwarf yaupon before pruning to identify any dead, diseased or crossing branches. These are the branches and limbs you should remove 2.
Thin the shrub annually by removing some branches on the bush's interior for.
These is nothing on the interior of these hollies.
Sep 21, Pruning A Tree Prune wayward or elongated limbs that spoil the shape of the shrub, which should be slightly wider at the bottom than Remove all the horizontal branches that are less than 4 feet high from the main trunks with the appropriate pruning tool. Sep 21, The yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria) is native to the southeastern United States and is used as a screen, hedge or specimen tree. Yaupon hollies can be sheared to form a hedge, shaped into a treelike form, or espaliered.
Prune off suckers, or branches growing out of the root zone, and work your way up the trunk, removing small branches along the way. Oct 15, Dwarf yaupon hollies can be lightly pruned or sheared almost any time of year. That said, to avoid freeze damage to tender new growth stimulated by pruning, cease pruning or shearing in fall, two months prior to the average first-frost date in your area. When plants have stopped growing in winter pruning can resume. Jan 22, Weeping yaupon holly will always try to grow about twenty feet tall.
Keeping it shorter will be a regular pruning chore.
Further, if you prune it down to a few feet high, nearby roots will sprout up and be hard to control. Have someone dig it out and remove as many roots as possible.
In its stead, I suggest one of the small camellias.
A properly pruned shrub is a work of art and beauty and does not look as if it has been pruned.
Jun 01, The remaining plant will have few leaves and look like a hat rack, but in spring it will flush out with new foliage from all the pruning cuts. In two to three years, it will be fully covered pruning yaupon shrubs leaves. Hat racking will result in a plant much reduced in size, but still full of foliage.".