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Boxwood 'Japanese'


  • This Boxwood 'Japanese' ships in a 3 pack of 2.5"cups
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The Buxus Microphylla var. Japonica Japanese Boxwood is broadleaf evergreen shrub native to Japan and Taiwan, also commonly called 'little leaf box'. This slow growing boxwood is adorned with simple, green, obovate leaves that grow in an opposite arrangement style. This little shrub is not only an all season evergreen that never loses its color but also flowers in spring time with small creamy-green blooms that are semi-fragrant and attract pollinators. When grown in full sun, the green leaves are susceptible to sunburn and can turn from green to red.

Full sun to partial sun.

Drought tolerant once established.

Additional features: Deer Resistant and Drought Tolerant

This Japanese Boxwood come potted in 2.5” pots as a 3pack

Size: Mature size can reach 5' - 6' x 4' - 6'

Light: Full to partial sun

Hardiness zone: 6 - 9

Characteristics: Grows in a dense, rounded shape. Can be pruned all year round but avoid pruning in late fall. Provide about an inch of insulation for change in temperatures and moisture control. Low maintenance, except pruning which is optional. Protect from intense sun and harsh winds in winter.

Growth Rate: Slow

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Moist, cool, rich, well draining pH 6.0-8.0. Tolerant to cold and drought once established. Deer and rabbit resistant. Though unnecessary, fertilize in the second growth year in early spring with a slow release fertilizer.



*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

Allow 2'- 3' for growth space

Can be planted in a container

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 6 - 9

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Boxwood 'Japanese'

Boxwood's are without a doubt the most functional and versatile plant one can add to their garden or landscape. Their attractive foliage, compact form, tolerance to different sun exposures as well as soil types make them a favorite for the beginner or experienced gardener alike. With so many varieties to choose from, along with their versatility and beauty, there's bound to be a boxwood fit for every garden.

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