Green Mountain Boxwood
Buxus x 'Green Mountain'
|Description||A vigorous evergreen shrub with bright green foliage that retains good color throughout winter. The upright, naturally cone-shaped habit makes it an excellent candidate for topiary forms, and a striking container or formal garden accent. Use in mass plantings to create either a free-form or a sculpted hedge.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Grows 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide in natural form.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary|
|Design Ideas||Use as a hedge or prune to a variety of formal forms. Create a knot garden or leave as a stand alone specimen around foundations and the back of perennial borders.|
|Companion Plants||Lilac (Syringa); Spirea (Spiraea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris)|
|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 root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in early spring. Prune as needed to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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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.