Morris Midget Boxwood
Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||BUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Spirea (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