How to take cuttings of box hedging

Watch this video to see Monty Don take cuttings from established box plants.

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In this video clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don shows you how easy it is to take cuttings of box hedging (Buxus sempervirens). Watch as he explains which shoots to select, how to prepare them, what type of compost mix to use, and how to plant the cuttings and look after them. Try it now – it’s a great way to get lots of new box plants for free.

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