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Will my Common Buxus thicken out more on the lower branches by keeping it to a desired height with pruning ? its not very dense as I think it should be, its about 2 foot tall now after 5 yrs. I dont really want it growing much taller than 3 foot, it is grown as a border around the garden of shrubs. Thanks for any advice :)



If you want it to really thicken up, should have taken top third of growth off in the spring, but don't do that now, just do your normal trimming to keep it shaped and then take a third to a half off the tops in early May next year.

9 Jul, 2010


Thank you for info Bamboo I shall do that next year :)

10 Jul, 2010

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