Once established, boxwood shrubs are very drought-tolerant.
Apr 15, Boxwoods do not respond well to severe pruning. They also are subject to boxwood decline, a disease attributed to improper planting and growing conditions.
But after cutting it to the ground, the shrub could start to grow again from the stump, which will. If your boxwood needs a serious rejuvenation and you are planning to prune it to the ground, do it in late winter or early spring.
Boxwoods pruned in this manner may take a few years to recover. Still, it might be necessary in cases where your shrub has been. Oct 17, Trimming boxwoods properly is key to keeping shrubs beautiful and healthy. Prune once a year in the spring using pruning shears, loppers, or hedge trimmers.
Perform touch ups through mid-summer if necessary. Immediately remove dead or deceased treedelimbing.club: Jeffrey Douglas.