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Vitax Ltd Buxus Feed 1kg Pouch

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It can be added when planting your Buxus plants with the help of a spade or it can be added as a top dressing with gloved hands. We cannot be held responsible in the event of any loss or damage if you instruct us to leave the goods in your absence.

The documented effect of the micronutrients produces a strong, healthy root system and good plant growth. For individual 15-20cm (6-8in) containers or bare-root plants, take 60g (2oz) of feed and sprinkle part of it into the bottom of the planting hole and fork in. Andrews with an MA in English and Philosophy and obtained a Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design from the Permaculture Association. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. This evergreen is neat and dense year-round and looks lovely when clipped into more formal forms or when left to grow more naturally.Therefore, the first step when feeding a box tree is to think about where you are growing it and whether the soil or growing medium in that location is optimal for the health of the variety you are growing. Box takes its nutrients from the soil in which it grows, so ensuring that the soil is healthy is the foundation of any good feeding regime. This breaks down to provide organic matter, conserves soil moisture and prevents the spread of fungal spores from water splash. This 2-in-1 solution comprises of two bottles; the first contains a concentrated Buxus feed for greener, healthier foliage; the second contains a protection concentrate to deter box blight. In early spring (March) apply 60g for plants up to 60cm (2 feet); for plants 90-120cm (3-4 feet) apply 120g and for standard trees use 180g.

It is easy to choose organic options for mulch and other feeds when growing these evergreen shrubs in your garden. This feed helps to protect the plant against box blight, nutrient deficiency and bugs, which Buxus plants are susceptible to. We will always aim to meet this deadline but during extended holiday periods or times of inclement weather this time frame may be extended.These shrubs cannot tolerate remaining in a waterlogged situation and this is one of the most important factors in determining where they will grow well. If growth is poor, you can feed with an organic fertiliser such as blood, fish and bone in spring – however, this is often unnecessary and organic mulch will be sufficient to keep plants healthy and well-fed, provided your box is growing in reasonably healthy soil. A firm favourite amongst both experienced and novice Buxus growers, Buxus Feed provides: Essential nutrients to green up leaf colour Extended nitrogen release to sustain growth Dense and healthy growth Buxus is best planted in autumn or spring, and depending on where a Buxus is being planted, Buxus Feed can be used to line the bottom of a trench before planting or used as a top dressing when planting has been established.

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