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April 26, 2020

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Most of the issues you face with any plant including your box plant have to do with less-than-ideal conditions. It’s important to understand that pests and diseases don’t typically attack a plant unless it is already at a disadvantage. This might mean a plant that’s drying out because of inadequate nutrients or water that leave it’s acceptable to pest infestation or inadequate air flow and light which leave it susceptible to fungal infections. That said,…

If you decide to purchase Buxus plants, you can grow them directly in the ground to create a hedge at any time of the year. First, you have to decide between a container-grown hedging plant or bare root plants. Both are suitable for hedges and some pot grown ones are actually planted in troughs to form an instant hedge because they are already clipped and trimmed to be a section of a hedge so that…

If you have buxus which are often also referred to as box plants, while it will stay green all year it’s important to keep the dense, tight shape for which it is known whether you’re using it as a topiary feature such as a spiral or box ball or forming a compact and dense hedge. It’s important that you only prune with sharp hedge shears or an electric hedge trimmer but we recommend using specialist…