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PlantFiles: Common Boxwood, American Boxwood
Buxus sempervirens 'Vardar Valley'

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Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus (BUK-sus) (Info)
Species: sempervirens (sem-per-VY-renz) (Info)
Cultivar: Vardar Valley

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Buxus sempervirens 'Vardar Valley' BALKAN BOXWOOD EG (z5) (Fra,Bon)
This variety of the English Box is considered to be one of the hardiest of the species; 2-3' high and up to 5' wide, becoming flat topped.PSh/M

Regional...

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

Mobile, Alabama
Mountain Home, Arkansas
Lenox, Massachusetts
Lexington, Massachusetts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Tenafly, New Jersey
Williamstown, Pennsylvania
Austin, Texas



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