Boxwood Shrubs
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Do boxwood bushes recover from winter bronzing?

Zone Cedar Vale, Kansas | vbaker added on January 5, 2019 | Answered

Some of my boxwoods have turned a bronze color...will they recover in the spring or are they dying?

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MichiganDot
Answered on January 5, 2019

Boxwood can suffer from winter burn. In Michigan, where I live, winter hit early with temps in the teens overnight. This leads to more damage because the shrub hasn't had the time it needs to steel itself for winter. Here are measures you can take next year to protect your boxwoods: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/boxwood/boxwood-winter-protection.htm.

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