Petite Pillar™ Dwarf Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens 'MonAlex' PP #27,647

SKU
05761
An exceptional dwarf boxwood that slowly grows into a columnar shape as it matures. Perfect for creating a hedge or accent in tight spaces, requiring little to no pruning to keep its neat shape. Lustrous, evergreen foliage is easily clipped into formal topiary shapes. Widely adaptable in the landscape and well-suited to containers.
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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus sem-per-VY-renz
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitColumnar, Compact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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. Pruning needed only to maintain shape.

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