Skip to content Boxwood shrub that is seasonally trimmed.
Yes, you can prune hard or trim boxwood shrubs to the desired height depending on the time of year. Major pruning should be done in the late winter to early spring. Touch up trimming can be done all spring and summer.
Avoid pruning in early fall into early treedelimbing.barted Reading Time: 7 mins. Jun 29, Selective pruning to remove a stray or damaged branch can be performed any time of year on Boxwood. Shearing plants to form shapes or hedges can be performed almostany time of year.
However, to avoid damaging new growth that typically emerges after pruning, cease pruning two months prior to the average first frost date in your treedelimbing.barg: alabama. A New Start If your boxwood needs a serious rejuvenation and you are planning to prune it to the ground, do it in late winter or early spring.
Boxwoods pruned in this manner may take a few years to recover. Still, it might be necessary in cases where your shrub has been severely damaged by disease, windstorm or pest treedelimbing.barg: alabama.