Chicagoland Green® Boxwood

Buxus x 'Glencoe'

Pronunciation: BUK-sus
SKU #00301
4-9

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Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Grows 2 to 3 in. per year, slowly reaching 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Slow
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore 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'.

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