Green Velvet Boxwood

Green Velvet Boxwood

Buxus 'Green Velvet'


$14.95
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Buxus 'Green Velvet' is a hardy Boxwood developed in Ontario, Canada. This hybrid combines the hardiness and compact growth habit of Korean Boxwood with the luxuriant, deep green leaf color of English Boxwood. Best of all, 'Green Velvet' retains its deep, velvety green foliage color clear through the most difficult winters!

Its lovely, full-bodied habit, which is very low, rounded, and dense, shears and shapes beautifully to any desired form -- from topiary to an excellent, crisp low hedge. Zones 5-9.

Buxus
Boxwood

Planting:

Set out plants upon arrival, in almost any ordinary garden soil, in a sunny or partly shady location. Until they are established, young Boxes should be protected from profound heat and winter wind. Space as desired, remembering it will grow approximately 3 feet high and 2 feet wide in 10 years, if left unpruned.


Maintenance:

We recommend mulching, as a cool root zone is ideal. Keep plants well-watered. Major pruning is best done in late winter or early spring. It may also be necessary in some instances to prune again in July if growth is extensive.


Zones:

Zones various

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