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Q.What Effect Will Cutting Back Hard On A 7 Foot Diameter Boxwood?

Zone 67209 | Anonymous added on March 8, 2023 | Answered

This is a very old boxwood that has only had minimal pruning each year and it has outgrown its space

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Answered on March 8, 2023

Cutting it back hard will leave you with lots of bare branches and it can kill the shrub. It is best to renovate over a period of years. You can prune twice a season though. Here is more:


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