Buxus sinica

Littleleaf Boxwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 3-4'
Mature Width - 3-4'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Ivory flowers fragrant but not showy. In axillary or terminal clusters, March-April
Fruit - 3 celled capsule, seeds shining black.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen, yellowish- brown in winter.
Bark -
Other Features - Flowers attract bees. Drought tolerant.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants balled/ burlapped or container, roots easily. Cool, moist soil. Sun to partial shade.
Native Habitat - Japan introduced in 1860, Zones 6-9
Diseases and Insects - Canker, blight, leaf spots, root rot, sunscald and boxwood mite.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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 sinica.