Green Velvet Boxwood
Buxus x 'Green Velvet'
|Description||A full-bodied boxwood well-suited for dense, low hedges. Foliage retains its rich green color throughout winter. Develops a vigorous, rounded form if not pruned. A wonderful evergreen that will provide year-round, cold-hardy color and structure in the garden.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Lilac (Syringa)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and to keep roots cool. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in early spring. For a neat appearance, prune annually 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.