Must boxwood gardens and terraces

Boxwood is’shrub that perhaps best characterizes the French garden.

The planting,’interview, the size or the’watering potted boxwood are all gestures that will make beautiful shrubs.

In short, that’you should know:

Name: Buxus
Family: Buxaceae
Type: Shrub

highly variable (max 4m)
Soil: Ordinary
Exhibition: Sun and partial shade


While planting a box:

Boxwood plant to’autumn or preferably spring. In the first case the recovery will be easier and the second will require regular watering after planting your boxwood.

Buis pot:

Boxwood pot deserves some precautions when planting for c’is’insurance to see it growing in the smeilleures conditions.

Pot, it is best to choose a partially shaded place during the hottest hours of the day to avoid drying.

  1. Planting boxwood in a pot loam planting or repotting.
  2. Make sure the pot is pierced at the bottom
  3. Arrange the bottom a drainage layer of pebbles or beads’clays to prevent stagnation of roots in’water.
  4. Water regularly.

Buis in the ground:

In the open ground, if you want get a low hedge, plant your intervals top 15-20cm of box 20 to 25 cm.

  1. The more you espacerez your subjects, plus your hedge will be high.
  2. Add potting soil mixed with the soil of your garden.
  3. Once the boxwood planted, pour one Mulching the type cocoa shells which will protect the young roots from frost, while providing the organic elements are essential to it.
  4. After planting, water deeply, tamp the earth and water again.
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Pruning and maintenance of box:

Boxwood is a shrub that requires very little care. The only maintenance is summarized in general to the size that can even become an art when’it handles it with talent!

D’easy maintenance, boxwood therefore requires virtually no care from the size.

  • Regular watering the 1st year is recommended for subjects planted in the ground.
  • Regular pruning ensures the beauty of the box that made it famous.
  • Check out our guide dedicated to the size of the box.

Watering box:

Boxwood in the ground fairly resistant but the potted boxwood can quickly suffer in case of drought. A lack of’watering can even condemn it.

Watering potted boxwood:

  1. Boxwood may very quickly fail to’water, You will then see the foliage turn yellow and dry out.
  2. By heat, n’So feel free to’water regularly but in flood roots.
  3. Also make sure your pot is well drilled at the base, because if the roots are stagnating in’water, they will eventually rot.

Box of watering in the ground:

  1. No watering n’is required unless in drought and only if you see the leaves turn yellow.
  2. Watch Out! some varieties naturally have their leaves that turn yellow to’fall, which does not mean that’they lack of’water ...!.
  3. In spring, bring the’special fertilizer box or shrubs to stimulate growth and have a beautiful foliage.

Namely the box:

Must boxwood gardens and terracesBoxwood is well known in our French gardens for its size that allows easy to give it almost any desired shape.

C’Thanks to its small leaves and its very compact look that’can s’Pursuing real sculptures.

This size is often for some of’us a passion and an art.

Its hard wood and hard leaves allow it to’have a very long life sometimes centuries ...

Species known varieties of box:

There are nearly’one hundred’species that differ mainly in color, shape and size of their foliage.

The leaves are creamy white to dark green, to yellow hues and classic shapes to the most amazing shapes.

  1. Buxus Sempervirens: C’is the common box which comes in several varieties.
  2. Buxus Sempervirens Suffruticosa: quintessential border Buis, c’is a dwarf variety.
  3. Buxus Sempervirens rotondifolia: It has large dark green leaves.
  4. Buxus Sempervirens Aureo-Variegata 'He has a pretty variegated foliage yellow and green.
  5. Buxus Sempervirens Arborescens: Boxwood ideal for training ball or cone.
  6. Buxus Sempervirens Elegans: Boxwood shandy to the conical shape.
  7. Buxus Sempervirens Pyramidalis: It has an interesting pyramid shape and a large rustic.

Malignant Council on the box:

Boxwood are ideal for growing in pots or tubs for terraces and balconies

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They beautifully decorate your terraces and gardens, and pass the’Winter without difficulty ...