Wee Willie® Korean Boxwood

Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wee Willie' PP #17,007

SKU
03597
A versatile dwarf with a rounded habit and dense, tidy foliage that gives it an attractive and unique appearance. The foliage retains its emerald green color year-round, even throughout the coldest winters. Makes an excellent topiary specimen or a natural, maintenance-free, low hedge for lining walkways. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationBUK-sus SIN-ee-kuh in-soo-LAIR-iss
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitRounded
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.
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Lilac (Syringa); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris)

Mulch root zone to conserve moisture and to keep roots cool. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. No pruning is required except to shape as desired. Pruning is needed only to maintain shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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