Buxus x 'Green Velvet'

Green Velvet Boxwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 4'
Mature Width - 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
Bark -
Other Features - Similar to 'Green Gem'
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants balled/ burlapped or container, roots easily. Cool, moist, well drained soil
Native Habitat - Japan. A combination of var. Koreana and B. Sempervirens introduced in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Zones 4-7
Diseases and Insects - Heavy clay soil and full sun could cause leaf color change to orange- bronze-green. Full color returns in April.
Strength -
Weakness - hedge, foundation plant, formal gardens

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 74

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 x.