Morris Midget Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget'

SKU
09407
A superior dwarf boxwood selection that offers a tidy, compact form with dense evergreen foliage. An ideal size for use as a rock garden accent, for edging pathways and formal gardens, and to create a low-growing hedge. Works well for a small topiary form and in containers.
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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris); Lilac (Syringa)

Thrives in enriched, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and to keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune semi-annually to maintain form.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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