North Star™ Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens 'Katerberg' PP #15,998; CPBR #2635

SKU
07476
This new variety of boxwood is a cold hardy, dense globe that requires little if any pruning to form a low, dense, thick hedge. Shiny dark green leaves maintain good winter color. Use North Star™ as a low-growing hedge, or even to create the borders of a formal herb garden. It's a beautiful evergreen that will provide four seasons of enjoyment in the landscape.
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Prefers moist, well drained soil.

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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus sem-per-VY-renz
Average Size at MaturityReaches 24 to 32 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsPrefers moist, well drained soil.

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Tolerates heavy pruning but is not necessary; shear periodically if a formal appearance is desired.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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