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Common box Buxus sempervirens Suffruticosa

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Fertilize Common box
To obtain a florid development it is important to remember to fertilize our shrubs periodically; in the spring letís use a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, which will favour the development of new vegetation and of flowerings. We can intervene at the end of the winter, mixing a good dose of slow release organic fertilizer to the soil surrounding our plant. During the spring it is also possible to act periodically, with liquid or powder fertilizers, to add to the water when irrigating, every 20-25 days.

Cultivation Common box
These plants are shrubs. Common box Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a yellowgreen colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 75 cm high. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub.

Water Common boxTenere asciutto
If we decide to grow a specimen of the Common box in a container, we should remember that it will have slightly different needs compared to a specimen grown in the ground: we should pay more attention to its water and nutritional needs and check more often for possible development of parassites. Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 2-3 weeks before watering it.

Water Common boxTenere asciutto
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 2-3 weeks before watering it. If we decide to grow a specimen of the Common box in a container, we should remember that it will have slightly different needs compared to a specimen grown in the ground: we should pay more attention to its water and nutritional needs and check more often for possible development of parassites.

Pests Common box
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Mold Common box
Locate in a soft soil with an accentuated drainage.

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

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If desired, we can grow the The Common box in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

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

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