Information About Boxwoods

Considered to be one of the most commonly grown evergreen landscape shrubs around, boxwood plants provide year round interest in the landscape. Find out how to grow boxwoods in the following articles. You'll find tips on general boxwood care, like pruning boxwoods, as well as information on common boxwood problems and how to treat them.

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Christmas Tree Alternatives: Making A Boxwood Tabletop Tree

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Boxwood Christmas décor has gained popularity in recent years. To learn more about making a boxwood tabletop Christmas tree, click here.

Upright Boxwood Plants – Growing Fastigiata Boxwood Bushes

By Laura Miller

Fastigiata boxwood shrubs are a low-maintenance variety of upright boxwood plants. To learn about this variety and its care, click here.

Boxwood Alternatives: Growing Substitutes For Boxwood Shrubs

By Teo Spengler

If you are looking for a substitute for boxwood, there are many alternatives to consider. Click here for tips on plants to replace them.

Korean Boxwood Care: Growing Korean Boxwoods In The Garden

By Teo Spengler

Korean boxwood plants are special since they are particularly cold-hardy and can thrive all the way down to U.S. plant hardiness zone 4. If you want to learn more Korean boxwood information or get tips for growing Korean boxwoods, click this article.

What Is Boxwood Decline: Learn How To Treat Boxwood Decline

By Teo Spengler

If large branches of your mature boxwood turn orange or tan, the plant is likely suffering from boxwood decline, a disorder caused by plant stress and fungal diseases. Learn about boxwood decline symptoms and tips on managing boxwood decline here.

Volutella Blight Boxwood Treatment: Learn About Volutella Blight Control

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Boxwoods are attractive, evergreen shrubs that retain their emerald-green color year round. Unfortunately, boxwoods are susceptible to a variety of diseases, including volutella blight on boxwood. Learn about volutella blight control in this article.

Spider Mite Damage On Boxwoods – What Are Boxwood Spider Mites

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Spider mite damage on boxwoods can be hard to spot at first and, after a long infection, the plant's health can be severely affected by these sucking insects. Here are some tips on how to recognize the pests and how to get rid of spider mites on boxwood.

Boxwood Mite Control: What Are Boxwood Bud Mites

By Teo Spengler

If you are planting new boxwoods, consider varieties that are mite resistant. If your beloved boxwoods are already infested, click this article for tips on boxwood mite damage and boxwood mite control.

Boxwood Watering Tips – How And When To Water Boxwoods

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Boxwood watering requirements are minimal once the plant is established. That said, watering is an important part of any plant's overall health. Click this article to learn about watering a boxwood and when to water boxwoods.

Boxwood Bush Diseases: Learn About Diseases Affecting Boxwoods

By Liz Baessler

Boxwood is a very popular evergreen shrub for decorative edges around gardens and homes. It's at risk for a number of diseases, though. Learn more about diseases affecting boxwoods and how to go about treating them in this article.

Boxwood Has Bad Odor – Help, My Bush Smells Like Cat Urine

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

Boxwood shrubs are known evergreen leaves and compact form. They are excellent specimens for ornamental borders, formal hedges, container gardening and topiary. Unfortunately, there are complaints about smelly boxwood shrubs. Learn more here.

Boxwood Shrub Pests – Tips On Controlling Boxwood Insects

By Amy Grant

In some cases, controlling boxwood insects is paramount to the continued health of the plant. The following article contains information regarding common boxwood pests and treating bugs on boxwoods. Click here to learn more.

Fertilizer For Boxwood Shrubs: Tips On Fertilizing Boxwoods

By Teo Spengler

Healthy boxwood plants have lush green leaves, but to keep your shrubs looking their best, you may need to offer them boxwood plant food. For more information on appropriate fertilizer for boxwood shrubs, click this article.

Care For Container Grown Boxwood Shrubs – How To Plant Boxwoods In Containers

By Liz Baessler

Can boxwoods be planted in pots? Absolutely! They're the perfect container plant. Learn about the care for boxwood in pots and how to plant boxwoods in containers in this article. Click here for more information.

Common Boxwood Varieties: Learn About Different Types Of Boxwoods

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Boxwoods are one of the most popular landscape shrubs available. They are noted for their compact forms, ease of care, and adaptability. This article provides information on the various types of boxwood plants available for growing in the garden.

Rooting Boxwood Bushes: Growing Boxwood From Cuttings

By Jackie Carroll

Used as hedges, edging, screening plants, and accents, you can never have too many boxwoods. Read this article to find out how to get plenty of new shrubs for free by starting boxwood cuttings. Click here to learn more about boxwood propagation.

What Is Boxwood Blight: Boxwood Blight Symptoms And Treatment

By Jackie Carroll

Boxwood blight is relatively new plant disease that ruins the appearance of boxwoods and pachysandras. You can get additional information and find out about the prevention and treatment of boxwood blight in this article.

Why Are There Yellow Or Brown Leaves On Boxwood Shrubs

By Kristi Waterworth

There are a lot of shrubs in the world, but there?s one that?s universally known as the shrub for hedging: the boxwood. When your boxwood isn?t looking so great, with foliage turning yellow or brown, you need to take action. This article will help.

Boxwood Winter Protection: Treating Cold Injury In Boxwoods

By Kristi Waterworth

If you've got a boxwood that often emerges from winter with brown, tan or blackened foliage and needs an extensive pruning, there are some steps you can take to help it survive the winter much more intact. This article will help.

Trimming Boxwood Bushes – How And When To Prune Boxwoods

By Jackie Rhoades

Members of the genus Buxus include about thirty species and 160 cultivars, including the common American boxwood. Easy to care for in the landscape, occasional trimming may be necessary. Get tips for that here.

Boxwood Care – How To Grow Boxwood Shrubs

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing boxwood in your landscape allows you to create a formal hedge, or they may also be planted as focal points and foundation plantings. Find tips on caring for boxwood plants in this article.

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