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PlantFiles: Littleleaf Boxwood, Japanese Boxwood
Buxus microphylla 'Green Mountain'

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Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus (BUK-sus) (Info)
Species: microphylla (my-kro-FIL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Mountain

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive bed24 On Jun 2, 2007, bed24 from Denver, CO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Attractive, tight, pyramidal form. A hybrid developed to have the hardiness of microphylla var. koreana with color of sempervirens. Listed on here as hardy to zone 6 but can really withstand considerable cold in zones 4 and 5. Avoid excessive winter wind.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Buxus 'Green Mountain' BOXWOOD EG (z5) (hedge)
Growing 2 to 3" a year this pyramidal (to 5'high x 6-7'wide) boxwood developed in Canada will be great as border,foundation or hedge. PSh/M

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Windsor, California
Tampa, Florida
Terre Haute, Indiana
Exeter, New Hampshire
Beacon, New York
Clinton Corners, New York
Toano, Virginia



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