Green Mountain Boxwood

Buxus x 'Green Mountain'

SKU
01382
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.
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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasUse 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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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