Sprinter® Boxwood

Buxus microphylla 'Bulthouse' PP #25,896

SKU
08689
An improved, fast-growing form of Winter Gem, with lustrous evergreen foliage that has excellent hardiness and stays attractive year-round. The upright habit makes it great for edging and in formal gardens. A great pick for use in as a low hedge, as it fills in more quickly than slower growing boxwoods.
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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus my-kroh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; quickly reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, Edging, 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.
Special FeatureDense Habit, Easy Care, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
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 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

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