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By Pgr65

United Kingdom Gb

is it to late to repot pot bound Box Trees into larger pots now and what feed do you recommend and when to use it Thank You



Best time is dormant period in winter. I have never had any problems in repotting Box at any time though - if it is badly root bound then I think it is best to repot now allow the Box to benefit from its main growth period in June-August. I just repotted mine.

19 Apr, 2011


Keep well watered if you do it now

19 Apr, 2011


I'd repot now too - and invest in some John Innes No. 2 or 3 potting compost to do it with. If you use that, you won't need to feed the plants for 4/6 weeks afterwards.

19 Apr, 2011


If the roots are severely matted, so you have to tear or cut them to get them to spread out, then trim them enough to remove about 1/5 to 1/4 of the leaves. That reduces the stress on the root system, so it can grow new root hairs before it dries out too much.

20 Apr, 2011

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