Vardar Valley Common Boxwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Slow- but faster than B. Microphylla.Mature Height - 2-3'Mature Width - 4-5'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Creamy yellow clusters, fragrant in April-May.Fruit - 0.33" long, 3 horned dehiscent capsule. 2 lustrous seedsLeaf - Fall Color - EvergreenBark - Other Features - Excellent dark blue green foliage. Flowers attract bees.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted, prefers limstone soils pH 6 and greater. Roots easilyNative Habitat - Southern Europe, N Africa, Western Asia Zones 5-6 Brought from Romania in 1935, introduced 1957.Diseases and Insects - May develop bronze leaf condition, sunscald, boxwood mites. Also possible in heavy clay soil are nematodes and root rot.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Boxwood.- Other plants of the family Buxaceae.- Other plants of the genus Buxus.- Other plants of the species Buxus sempervirens.