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The best time to transplant a boxwood shrub is late winter, right before growth begins, or early fall, before the ground freezes. Boxwoods can also be transplanted in very early spring before new foliage begins to grow. More »

Conifers, such as spruce, pine, rosemary and yew, are evergreen trees and shrubs. Boxwood, holly and Evergreen Viburnum are deciduous evergreen shrubs. Yucca is an evergreen succulent. More »

After choosing an area with good drainage that experiences partial to full sun, dig a hole that is twice the width of the soil ball and the same depth as the boxwood's root ball, and then place the plant in the hole and ... More »

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