The Ultimate Guide to Artificial Boxwood Hedge


Why should I use an artificial boxwood hedge? It's suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Create privacy for your patio, porch, backyard and enhances the natural beauty of your interior. Unlike natural plants, artificial boxwoo hedges do not need to take care of, last green for four seasons.

Uplift the entrance to your cafe, restaurant, showroom or office space in an instant with this no-maintenance artificial boxwood hedge. Start your decoration ideas for themed party easily!

This guide will provide you with information about artificial boxwood hedges and their features. Let's get started !

What Is Artificial Boxwood Hedge?

Artificial boxwood hedges, also called fake boxwood hedges or faux boxwood hedges, are artificial plants that use high-quality artificial materials to simulate the look and feel of plant leaves. Specially designed and processed to be more realistic and closer to real hedges, also UV-resistant to better adapt to indoor and outdoor landscapes.

Most Realistic Artificial Hedge

Artigwall artificial hedge is near natural boxwood with a more matte surface, lush green foliage is neatly trimmed to a perfect rectangular shape, no more worries about pruning, low maintenance, save labor and time. The aluminum frame is sturdy and durable, and the foliage is UV-resistant and able to withstand all kinds of harsh weather conditions.

It can easily improve your space, isolate your space, protect your privacy, and can be used to decorate your home or commercial space in a variety of ways, adding unique natural beauty to your space.

Pros and Cons of Artificial Boxwood Hedges

features of Artificial boxwood hedge

The Pros:

1. Long-lasting

Artificial hedges are not affected by seasonal changes. UV protection can resist sunlight, rain and other natural environments. Not easy to fade, deform or rot, longer service life.

2. Low Maintenance Costs

Compared with real hedges or plants, artificial hedges can maintain their shape and beauty for a long time, saving time and cost. And there’s no need for regular pruning, watering, fertilizing or pesticide spraying.

Real plants require extra effort:

  • Prune plants regularly
  • Give plants sufficient sunlight
  • Control internal temperature
  • Check ventilation conditions

 3. Prevent Allergy

Real plants often accumulate dust mites, bacteria, and other microorganisms that can trigger allergic reactions. Fake hedges are made from man-made materials and they do not release allergens into the air, reducing allergic reactions without any adverse health effects.

4. Instant Effect

Most real plants take five years to reach their maximum height, while fake hedges instantly provide a complete barrier and decorative effect. Easy and quick installation, no need to wait for the plant's growth cycle.

5. Indoor and Outdoor Use

Whether in commercial areas, residential areas, offices, hotels or terraces, gardens, swimming pools, etc., fake hedges can be used for decoration, isolation and privacy.

6. Improve Productivity

Artificial hedge walls can act as sound buffers, maintain natural greenery, and create a positive and comfortable rest environment and reduce external interference.

The Cons:

Artificial plants lack positive environmental effects

  • Limited ecological functions, unable to release oxygen and improve air quality
  • Does not provide wind protection
  • They do not reduce carbon dioxide, dust or mold
  • Unable to regenerate, carry out regeneration planting

How Long Do Artificial Boxwood Hedges Last?

Artificial hedges are made of a variety of materials. High-quality artificial hedges can last from 5 to 10 years with normal use and proper maintenance. Indoor lifetime is usually 5 years and above, and the outdoor service life is usually 3-5 years.

Eureka! Reasons for longer outdoor service life of artificial boxwood hedge:

1. Choose Material Quality

High-quality artificial hedges are made of UV-resistant materials, with durable and withstand long-term sunlight without fading. HDPE material is the best, corrosion-resistant and stable, followed by LDPE material.

2. Stable Installation Method

With stronger support structure and reinforced mounting to ensure the stable and less prone to loosening and wobbling of faux hedge wall, and can avoid damage in harsh environments such as strong winds.

3. Avoid Violent Use

The manner and frequency of handling during use can also affect the lifespan of artificial hedges. Improper operation by users, such as violent collision, collision with heavy objects, incorrect cleaning, incorrect storage, etc., may accelerate the wear and damage of artificial greenery wall.

4. Simple Care and Maintenance

Regular cleaning and maintenance of fake hedge wall can extend their lifespan. Keep your hedges looking neat by removing dust, dirt or debris and proper cleaning and maintenance.

5. Avoid Long-Term Harsh Environmental Effects

You can consider storing artificial hedges in a dry, ventilated area during adverse weather conditions.  In areas affected by weather such as storms and heavy rainfall are advised to take extra precautions by placing some weight such as water bags, sandbags, bricks, etc. inside to stabilize the hedge.

Please contact us at any time if you are looking for high-quality artificial hedges, or notice damage on your hedge after purchasing the product.

How Are Artificial Boxwood Hedges Used in Landscape and Interior Design?

Artificial boxwood hedge in planter is very popular, it is widely placed in residential and commercial gardens or landscapes  due to neat, evergreen green plants, to easily distinguish it from other places and create a beautiful and comfortable open garden for you. How are artificial boxwood hedges for landscape and interior design?

Artificial boxwood hedges are incorporated into the design of the space in a creative and stylish way, add a splash of nature and greenery to the modern space and bring a vibrant element to the interior. Here are just a few ideas:

1. Highlight your garden gate:

Placing a pair of tall artificial boxwood hedges on either side of your garden gate or entrance to create a welcoming entrance, decorated with twinkling lights to add visual interest and ambience.

2. Beautify paths and garden landscaping:

When flowers fade and perennials die, artificial boxwood hedges keep your garden green and vibrant. Place some boxwood hedges around small garden corners or on both sides of the road to create a clear road.

3. Highlight the edges:

Place boxwood hedges on the edges of stairs, terraces, corridors, etc. to clarify the boundary lines of the space and bring a clear sense of structure to the entire area. Prevent children from being injured by running or collision quickly.

4. Space Separation:

artificial boxwood hedge privacy screen

Use boxwood hedges divide different areas of space for open spaces or outdoors , such as to separate outdoor dining areas from relaxing areas. Set up a row of potted boxwoods to define the space without blocking views from one area to another.

5. Green Screening:

Artificial boxwood hedges can be used to screen less aesthetically pleasing or cluttered areas. For example, covering trash cans or air conditioner outdoor units with hedges wall, to make the overall layout more orderly and tidy.

6. Interior Decoration:

Design a dedicated corner or area of your interior space and place vertical boxwood hedge panels to serve as a feature wall to create a tranquil, private oasis that adds texture and natural elements to modern spaces.

7. Privacy barrier:

Artificial boxwood hedges can be used to create privacy screens, such as around patios, courtyard or swimming pools, providing a natural barrier that blocks views and provides privacy and comfort for daily living.


Artigwall artificial boxwood hedges are one of the best choices with a range of benefits, quality materials, realistic appearance, and sturdy construction. From indoors to outdoors, from low maintenance to able to withstand all weather conditions, from your home to commercial use, artificial hedges can add natural greenery and create privacy to a space.

Transforming your space with the correct size is more than enough to a new look, and you can enjoy the timeless beauty of artificial hedges next few years. If you are considering the purchase of an artificial boxwood hedge or want to want to introduce it to a client but still have a few questions in mind, we hope this article has been helpful.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How long do outdoor artificial hedges last?

Our artificial hedges can be used outdoors for up to 3-5 years under normal maintenance and conditions. If frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions, the service life will be shortened.

2. Do artificial hedges fade?

No! Artificial hedges are specially designed with UV protection to prevent fading, ensure the foliage retain its vibrant colors for a longer period of time.

3. Are artificial hedges eco-friendly?

Yes! Artigwall artificial hedges are made of HDPE, which is recyclable , eco-friendly and odorless. Not requiring irrigation or fertilization, making them a sustainable option for adding greenery.

4. Are artificial hedges any good?

Yes! Artificial hedges are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. perfect for a variety of environments to create privacy and add natural beauty, including offices, commercial spaces and residential areas.

5. Where to buy artificial hedge?

Artigwall sells quality artificial hedge walls online and has received many positive customer reviews over the past 7 years. Artificial hedges can also be customized to meet your specific requirements. Please let us know.

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