Buxus sempervirens ‘Highlander’

(Highlander Boxwood)


$159.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Buxus ‘Highlander’ is a fast growing upright boxwood. The foliage maintains the same dark green color of Buxus sempervirens, but is slightly larger in size. May grow as much as 24″ – 30″ per year.

Description

Best grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, sandy loams. Tolerant of pruning and shearing. Avoid cultivating around plants because they have shallow roots. Roots appreciate a good mulch.

Additional information

Common Name

Highlander Boxwood

Botanical Name

Buxus sempervirens 'Highlander'

Container/Amount

10 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

6 to 7 ft.

Width

3 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

April

Flower Color

yellow – insignificant

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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