Wee Willie® Korean Boxwood
Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wee Willie' PP #17007
Pronunciation: BUK-sus SIN-ee-kuh in-soo-LAIR-iss
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|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|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Lilac (Syringa); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Gayfeather (Liatris)|
|Care||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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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.