Boxwood disease can include a number of factors causing the health of boxwoods to decline, including fungi, cold injury, drought stress or nematodes. Boxwood disease and its ability to thrive is often closely related to ... More »

The maximum growth rate of boxwood is about 12 inches per year. Left untended, the plant eventually reaches heights of 5 to 15 feet with an equal spread. More »

Maintain a consistent soil pH, apply mulch to the soil, and water regularly to grow a healthy wintergreen boxwood. This is a fast-growing, low-maintenance plant. But using it as a hedge or as a landscaping accent require... More »

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