Growing as hedging and a few individuals
Specific pests: Red spider mite (box and other) , Box sucker , Mussel scale
Specific diseases: Box blights , Leaf spot
Pruning: As an informal hedge, box requires little pruning. Be guided by the natural habit of this plant. Keep plants to the desired size by pruning back long shoots. Hedging plants and topiary can be cut back hard when young to encourage bushy growth.
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings
Pruning topiary shapes
30 Jul 2008
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