Buxus microphylla 'Bulthouse' PP #25,896
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||BUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; quickly reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, Edging, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris); Lilac (Syringa)|
Thrives in enriched, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Seldom needs to be pruned, but may be done as needed to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9