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Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Green Beauty'

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Green Beauty'

Green Beauty Boxwood

An excellent medium-sized cultivar. Use as a substitute for English boxwood in sunnier locations or where English has died due to disease problems.  Responds well to pruning. Deep green glossy foliage with little winter bronzing.

Medium to fast growth rate; 2"-4"/year

Additional:

Uses - Medium specimen, medium hedge, foundation plant, containers. Substitutes - ‘Green Velvet’, 'Green Mound', 'Glencoe'

Green Beauty Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Light pruning in late winter is important to develop desired habit especially for juvenile plants. Thereafter, prune as needed in late winter to maintain shape. Some shade preferred but not required.

Exposure:

Sun, Part Sun, Shade

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Height:

3 Feet

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Spread:

3 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

6-8

Characteristics & Attributes for Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Green Beauty'

Attributes
Evergreen
Fast Grower
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Hedge
Specimen
Mass Planting
Container
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Growth Rate
Medium
Fast
Boxwood Exposure
Shade (Location has no direct sun)
Part Sun (Location is primarily shaded from late morning to late afternoon)
Sun (Location is sunny from late morning to late afternoon)
Boxwood Zone
Zone 6 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature -10 F to 0 F)
Zone 8 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature 10 F to 20 F)
Zone 7 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature 0 F to 10 F)
Boxwood Foliage Color
Green (Foliage is Predominately Green)
Boxwood Best Usage
Specimen Medium (Mature size of 3-5 ft high and wide)
Containers
Foundation Plant
Hedge Low (Mature size of 4 ft or less)
Hedge Medium (Mature size of 4 to 8 ft)
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