Boxwood Shrubs
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Box woods

Zone Belleville, IL. | Bevwester added on May 6, 2017 | Answered

Mine are about 25 years old. They are very woody & not much greenery. Will cutting them way down will that generate more green or totally kill them?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 9, 2017

No, severe pruning would likely kill off the plants.

It may be time to replace the shrubs.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/boxwood/trimming-boxwood-bushes.htm

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