Boxwood Revisited and Refined

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Last year I posted an article on boxwood care and ramification. It is time to revisit that tree and see how it developed. The tree has grown steadily and untouched since last summer. This was to allow for branch thickening and new buds to be created on the interior of the tree. That results is exactly what was achieved.

Considerable branch thicken can be seen in the image taken today. By clearing 75% of the foliage, being sure to always leave 2/4 leaves on each branch, the tree was able to create massive internal growth. Here is the before clean up and current state of the tree:

The boxwood before cleanup this year. The tree has grown freely since last summer.

The boxwood before cleanup this year. The tree has grown freely since last summer.
The boxwood after extensive clean up today.

My goal today was to select only the branches to go forward in development. All of the remaining branches will be wired…

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