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North Star® Boxwood Buxus sempervirens

pH
B (5.6 - 6.2)
B (0.6 - 0.9)
Medium (150 - 200 ppm)
Dry to Moderate
B (65 - 72º Fahrenheit)
A (65 - 72º Fahrenheit)
A (40 - 50º Fahrenheit)

2 1/4" finishes to 1 gallon in 18-20 weeks, 1 gallon shifts to 2-3 gallon in 18-24 weeks

Starting Materials: 
Liners
Over Wintering Temperature: 
Polyhouse- no heat
Grower Tips: 

Trim in early spring, just before bud break. Allow to grow out and trim once or twice more through the season.

Avoid cutting into thick stems; prune to shape only.

Yellowing on leaf margin may indicate a micronutrient deficiency; use fertilizers that contain micronutrients to avoid.

Spider mites, scale, and aphids are most common pests – treat according to your IPM protocol.

Use good sanitation to eliminate spread of leaf spots and fungal diseases.

Vernalization: 
Cold Required

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