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Littleleaf boxwood Buxus microphylla Green Pillow

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Temperatures Littleleaf boxwoodSole pieno
For a balanced development of the The Littleleaf boxwood it is advisable to locate it in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight. During the winter months we can cover a portion of the soil near the roots with dry leaves or other mulch tissue; in this manner we will protect the plant from the harsh climate.The Littleleaf boxwood is a plant which can be grown in the garden year round.

Care Littleleaf boxwood
Growing they develop a round-shape shrub. This plant in the winter assumes a green colouring; it is small in size and can reach 40 cm high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. The Littleleaf boxwood develops like a shrub.

Feed Littleleaf boxwood
Letís remember to fertilize our shrubs often; we can fertilize enriching our soil with manure, at the end of the winter; or we can give it a fertilizer for flowering plants, every 20-25 days, when watering. If the shrubs are large or cover a large area, we can use a slow release granular fertilizer, to be used every 3-4 months. In the spring letís favour fertilizers rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour the development of a new vegetation and of flowerings.

Irrigation Littleleaf boxwoodTenere asciutto
Letís water these plants only when the substratum is clearly dry using 1-2 buckets of water ; during this period of the year we should intervene every 2-3 weeks , or even less if the weather is rainy. Concerning those specimens grown in vases, let's remember that usually they need more watering, compared to the same shrubs placed in the ground. Moreover, they are often more sensible to temperatures, either very high or very low, and to radical apparatus diseases.

Adversity Littleleaf boxwood
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Substrate Littleleaf boxwood
These shrubs favour a soft and deep, but well drained soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
6
0
0
1
0
1
continental
5
0
0
2
0
1
mediterranean
4
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3
0
1

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There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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