Chicagoland Green® Boxwood
Buxus x 'Glencoe'
|Chosen by the Chicago Botanic Garden for outstanding cold hardiness, this resilient boxwood holds its glossy green foliage well in winter. Resembling an English boxwood in appearance, it has a uniform oval habit making it a fantastic low hedge, either sculpted or informal. An excellent foundation plant or background for perennials. Evergreen.
|Full sun, Partial sun
|Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
|Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
|Grows 2 to 3 in. per year, slowly reaching 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
|Thrives in enriched, well-drained, lightly acidic soils. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and keep roots cool. Protect from drying winter winds to reduce tip dieback. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in early spring. Prune as needed to shape.
|Many boxwoods turn a dull bronze color in the winter. Some boxwood varieties that are prized for retaining their green color throughout most winters are Chicagoland Green® ('Glencoe'), 'Green Velvet', 'Green Mountain'.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.