Boxwood Shrub Smells Like Cat Pee
Bought a small boxwood shrub. It smells like cat pee. Is this normal?
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Unfortunately, yes, this is normal. Many boxwood shrubs (usually American species) are known for their overwhelming aroma that is reminiscent of male cat urine. This article will help with types to avoid when purchasing these shrubs in the future: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/boxwood/boxwood-has-bad-odor.htm