Buxus sempervirens 'Vardar Valley'

Vardar Valley Common Boxwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth 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 seeds
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen
Bark -
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 easily
Native 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:
Bed 75

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.