Macrophoma leaf spot on boxwood.
If you want to propagate them, just cut a stem and stick it in moist soil or water until it roots. I removed a large, old boxwood hedge in our yard many years ago. It was probably something like 40 years old.
i know you do not want to destroy the boxwood, but that is how you get rid of it. Apr 21, we always pulled out old stumps by first using a grub hoe around the plant, cutting the smaller roots, then put a chain around them and pull them out with your truck, be careful using the truck not to blow a clutch or tranny.
I don't remember having any problems. Also do it when it's wet as they'll come out stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Hard pruning or rejuvenation pruning is when you cut a plant back by remove the majority of it top.
With some plants that means cutting them down to within 6 to 12 inches of the ground. With boxwoods, you should think thirds. Only cut up to a third out in any given year. Jun 01, An easy solution to remove the dirt and hence lightening the shrub or bush is to hit the soil with a garden hose or even a power washer.
If you hit the soil with some water pressure the dirt will simply wash right away. You’ll be left with only the shrub or bush which can be cut up, burned, or moved to curb for disposal.
May 14, Taking boxwood cuttings in midsummer catches the stems at just the right stage to give you the best chance of success. Cut 3- to 4-inch ( to 10 cm.) tips of new growth with a sharp knife.
Pruning shears or scissors pinch the stems and make it hard for them to take up water later stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.