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Wintergreen Boxwood Shrubs for Sale Online
Wintergreen Boxwood (Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Wintergreen') are evergreen shrubs beloved for their vivid green color, which endures even in the harshest of winters. Not to mention these compact shrubs are ideal for a variety of topiary designs.
The new foliage in early spring is soft and a brilliant light green which creates a two-tone effect against the more mature dark green foliage. Other boxwoods tend to turn bronze in winter but not this jewel of a boxwood.
Wintergreens are also great due to their slow growing tendencies that allow a pruned plant to keep its desirable shape with little upkeep necessary. This Korean boxwood cultivar is one of the best-selling and well-known varieties of boxwood. Wintergreen Boxwood was selected for its cold hardiness and ease of care.
Ideal care for these easy-to-grow shrubs includes full sun and a well drained soil. However, this winter gem's hardy nature allows it to easily tolerate conditions of part shade and winter weather. The Wintergreen Boxwood produces best results in growing zones 4-9.
Wintergreen boxwood lends itself to adding a sense of permanence in the landscape, especially during the dormant period when other plants have lost their leaves and left you with nothing but bare branches. Common uses for these evergreen shrubs includes use in foundation plantings or planted as home and path borders. Once you start to plant these, you will find see all the possibilities for further use in your landscape.
|Mature Height:||4 to 5 Feet; less if trimmed|
|Mature Width:||4 to 5 Feet; less if trimmed|
|Sunlight:||Partial to full sun|
|Habit:||Evergreen, dense foliage|
|Foliage:||New growth emerges bright green changing to dark green|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|