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Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Justin Brouwers'

Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Justin Brouwers'

Justin Brouwers Boxwood

One of the best compact, mounding to rounded cultivars on the market.  It is sun-tolerant. Use instead of English boxwood for low hedges, edges, parterres, or knot gardens. It responds very well to pruning. Small leaves with excellent deep-green winter color.

Slow to medium growth rate; 1"-3"/year

Additional:

Uses - Small specimen, low hedge, foundation plant, edging, parterre or knot garden, containers. Substitutes - 'Jensen', 'Glencoe', 'Green Mound', 'Suffruticosa', 'Green Velvet'

Justin Brouwers Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips:

When unpruned, develops into a spectacular plant that is somewhat rounded. Responds well to shearing when used in edging, parterres, or knot gardens. Very low maintenance plant. Shows sensitivity to poorly drained soils. Some shade preferred but not required.

Exposure:

Sun, Part Sun, Shade

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Height:

2 Feet

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Spread:

2 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

6-8

Characteristics & Attributes for Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Justin Brouwers'

Attributes
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Hedge
Specimen
Edging
Container
Soil Moisture Preference
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Growth Rate
Slow
Medium
Boxwood Exposure
Sun (Location is sunny from late morning to late afternoon)
Shade (Location has no direct sun)
Part Sun (Location is primarily shaded from late morning to late afternoon)
Boxwood Zone
Zone 8 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature 10 F to 20 F)
Zone 7 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature 0 F to 10 F)
Zone 6 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature -10 F to 0 F)
Boxwood Foliage Color
Green (Foliage is Predominately Green)
Boxwood Best Usage
Containers
Parterre or Knot Garden
Edging (Mature size of 2 ft high and wide or less)
Foundation Plant
Hedge Low (Mature size of 4 ft or less)
Specimen Small (1-3 ft high and wide)
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