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Common Name:
American Boxwood
Type:
Shrub
Family:
BUXACEAE
Genus:
Buxus
Species:
sempervirens
Cultivar:
Hardiness Zone:
5
Height:
11-12 ft.
Spread:
7-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Growth Habit:
Round
Light Needs:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
Moderate
Drought Tolerance:
High
Flowers:
N
Foliage Color:
Green
Comments:
  Plant Characteristics
  Container: Grows well in containers
  Hedge: Grows thick and high enough for a small hedge or high privacy hedge
  Mass Plant: Good growth form for landscape mass planting
  Pool Side: Grows well around high traffic areas and landscapes with themes
  Specimen: Grows well as a focal point or standing alone in the landscape
  Deer Resist: Deer will not eat or disturb these plants
  Ornamental Fruit: Bears showy fruit or berries
  Year Round: Is an evergreen and not deciduous; retains foliage year round