Boxwoods

When Boxwood trees are for sale, should I buy them?

 

When preparing to landscape your lawn, consider what kind of trees you may want to decorate your yard. Boxwood trees are an option to adding an element of beauty to your landscaping woes. Adding boxwood trees to your front and/or backyard can offer your landscaping woes a little relief. When you see boxwood trees for sale, consider the elements of beauty, the endless design options that they offer, and the protection that they provide to your yard. Believe it or not, Boxwood trees can be used as a deterrent for creatures destroying your landscaping project.

 

How can boxwoods improve your landscaping?

 

Boxwood trees are highly popular in the world of landscape design. They have a rich hue that remains year-round and their versatility offers landscaping professionals to use them for many different kinds of landscaping projects. Starting with the front entrance of your home, boxwood trees can be used to line the entrance of your home. They transition from seasons beautifully, and their dark, rich hue remain prominent throughout the year. Using boxwoods within your garden gives you a defense for your other plants. The boxwoods can be used as a barricade for your other plants, and provide a mixture of color and extra color within your garden.

 

Best ways to maintain your boxwoods

 

Boxwoods do well in full sunlight or partial shade. Keeping your boxwoods fully exposed to all of the elements (particularly windy areas) are not ideal for your boxwood trees. Keeping them properly watered and mulching them in the fall protects them when the winter months hit.

 

Your boxwoods are able to thrive in many different types of soil, whether they be alkaline or acidic, average or not so great soil, they are still able to grow and survive. Boxwoods are highly adaptable to whatever soil you grow them in.

 

Properly pruning your boxwoods can keep them thriving for long periods of time. Cut all dying branches until you get to the healthy parts. Keeping the outside growth a bit thinner allows air and light to pass through to the center of your boxwood. That helps your boxwood grow fuller and healthier.

 

If you have a younger boxwood that appears to be dying, pruning it can save its life. Cut off all of the dead branches, open up the center and add slow-release fertilizer. Water it and that should allow it to grow healthier and maintain its life. If your boxwood is older or taller than three feet, it may not be salvageable; you most likely have to replace it.

 

Fertilizing your boxwoods in the spring with an all-purpose fertilizer boosts leafy growth. Fertilizing it again in the fall expands root growth.

 

Boxwoods, on average, grow between five and eight inches a year. Although compared to other trees they grow relatively slow, they only slow down in growth as they age. When boxwood trees are for sale, it is best to buy younger ones, because they tend to grow faster, and the shelf life is longer.

 

Although it is not a very common concern, be on the lookout for blight on your boxwood tree. Blight is a fungal disease that may affect your boxwood plant. Keep an eye out for brown streaks on the stem, or rapid loss of leaves. That may be an indication of blight on your plant. If you do encounter blight, replacing your boxwood is the best option.

 

Boxwood trees are a wonderful option for keeping your front and/ or backyard beautiful with very low maintenance. Finding a company to help you plant your boxwoods throughout your yard is essential. Finding spots for optimal growth saves you money in the long run. Cypress Tree King is your best option for your boxwood tree needs.



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