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Young Boxwoods

Posted by trubrit CA (My Page) on
Wed, Dec 12, 12 at 13:59

I have about a dozen young boxwood's. Not more than 18" in diameter. Although it rarely freezes here in Sacramento, CA.
I was wondering if there is anything I should be doing for them for the winter. Currently our day temps are mid 50's and night high 30's. Is it too late for me to give them 12-6-6 fertilizer? I read that this can be done spring or fall. And since we don't really get a winter here in the valley, I was thinking I could still feed them. I put them in the ground a week ago..


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RE: Young Boxwoods

Don't feed in the winter; first feeding should be in Feb. or March. You don't want new growth to come on when it's cold.... We've been known have light freezes in winter.

RE: Young Boxwoods

Make certain you water the ROOTBALLS as needed for the next several years.

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