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PlantFiles: Boxwood
Buxus 'Green Velvet'

Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus (BUK-sus) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Velvet

4 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


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

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

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Buxus 'Green Velvet' HARDY BOXWOOD EG (z6) (Fra,Bon)
Perfect for those who don't relish pruning their foundation planting, these very obliging mini-shrubs slowly form, w/o any instruction at all!, a dense rounded 3'x 3'mound of sm.drk-grn lvs. PSh/Med

Positive smeisha On Sep 10, 2006, smeisha from New Britain, CT (Zone 6b) wrote:

I put three in to form a small evergreen hedge at the front of a bed. It is slow growing, won't get too tall and requires some water (It's in a very sunny location on top of a hill) It's perfect!.


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

Grand Junction, Colorado
New Britain, Connecticut
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Kankakee, Illinois
Des Moines, Iowa
Kalona, Iowa
Urbandale, Iowa
Glen Burnie, Maryland
Novi, Michigan
Tecumseh, Michigan
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Pennsauken, New Jersey
Clinton Corners, New York
El Reno, Oklahoma
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
Nashville, Tennessee
Farmington, Utah
Morgantown, West Virginia

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