Boxwood Shrubs
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I want to build a short boxwood hedge

Zone zone 10 | [email protected] added on July 24, 2015 | Answered

How short can I keep the hedge? Also, some shade and some sun areas.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 26, 2015

Severe pruning of Boxwood, or keeping them very low can have mixed results.
My recommendation would be no shorter then 2 feet.
Here are a few links for you.

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

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