How Long Does it Take a Boxwood Shrub to Grow Back After Trimming?

Boxwood shrubs do not recover quickly after a severe trimming and are often slow to respond. It takes the boxwood years to recover and grow back, so sticking to a light trimming or pruning is best.

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