Boxwood (buxus) evergreen shrubs
Boxwood shrubs are a classic evergreen shrub that has been popular as foundation plantings, hedges and lining walkways & entryways for decades. There are boxwood shrubs suitable for hardiness grow zones 4 through 10.
There are over 50 different varieties of boxwood shrubs, including Japanese and Korean. The difference in boxwood plants vary tremendously. The size, shape, leaf color, growth rates, and hardiness are just a few of the choices.
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Planting Tips & Care for Boxwood shrubs:
Dig a space twice as wide as your boxwood root ball but not deeper. Mix some fertilizer or topsoil to your soil. Never use just straight topsoil or fertilizer since it will risk increasing dampness which could make the roots decay. Including manure or topsoil will help the youthful feeder roots to spread through the supplemented rich soil. It’s a lot less demanding than if you only used the current soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. Not preparing the soil is one of the biggest reasons newly transplanted evergreen shrubs don’t survive.
When you’ve planted your boxwood, care is simple — water them frequently and revive the mulch every year. In the event that you need to prune your boxwoods to enable them to hold a specific shape, do so in the pre-spring or late-winter before new development.
Do boxwood shrubs grow fast?
No, in general boxwood shrubs do not grow fast. Roughly 6 inches per year for most varieties when they are in ideal conditions.
When is the best time to plant boxwood shrubs?
Late fall or early spring are the best times to plant boxwoods. Late spring is the worst time of the year with the stress of summer heat coming soon.
Are boxwood shrubs easy to maintain?
Boxwoods are a familiar staple along the front of many homes. Most rarely need pruning and once established are very low maintenance.
How large do boxwood shrubs get?
The height & width of boxwoods vary dramatically. Dwarf English Boxwoods don’t get much more than 1 to 2 feet tall & wide where as the American Boxwood grows up to 10 feet tall and wide.
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