Wee Willie® Korean Boxwood
Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wee Willie' PP #17,007
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||BUK-sus SIN-ee-kuh in-soo-LAIR-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Topiary, 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, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Spirea (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