PlantsBuxus→Dwarf English Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Buxus sempervirens Accepted
Buxus suffruticosa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 1/3 inch long dehiscent brown capsules
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Cream
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Flies
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

English Dwarf Boxwood 'Suffruticosa'

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Boxwood by Magpie13 May 4, 2018 1:47 PM 0
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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