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How do Japanese box hedges grow?
Last Updated: 4th February, 2020
- Full sun but can tolerate some shade.
- Water regularly until the plant establishes. Once established, less water is required.
- Well drained, fertile soil.
- Suitable for all climates. All year round.
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Also, how long does Japanese box hedge take to grow?
three to five years
how far apart should you plant Japanese box? An excellent choice for hedges, borders, general garden planting. Japanese Box loves a clip and they can made into many decorative shapes for pots or the garden and topiary. Plant 40-50cm apart for low hedging/borders and about 80cm-1m apart for a taller hedge.
In respect to this, what is the fastest growing box hedge?
Description. Leylandii is a conifer that is the fastest –growing, evergreen, hedging plant and will create a hedge quickly. Because it is fast growing, it is generally the cheapest way of forming an evergreen garden hedge and hence the most popular.
How can I make my Buxus grow faster?
To establish a thick hedge quickly lightly prune new plants to encourage thicker stronger growth. Water often, until the shrubs are established but don't over water as Buxus don't like wet feet. Buxus' main time for growth is spring and summer and you may need to prune often (each month) during these periods.