Petite Pillar™ Dwarf Boxwood
Buxus sempervirens 'MonAlex' PP #27,647
Pronunciation: BUK-sus sem-per-VY-renz
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Suitable for Topiary|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Gayfeather (Liatris); Lilac (Syringa); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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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.