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North Star® Boxwood Buxus sempervirens

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun or Shade
  • Season
    • Winter
  • Mature Size
    • 24 - 32 Inches
PLEASE NOTE: We will NOT be shipping plants the week of July 4.

Generally plants that are in stock will ship within a week after we receive the order.

Occasionally we trim plants to ensure better branching and flowering in your landscape.

After your order has shipped you will receive an email with your FedEx tracking number.
$19.99
Size: Quart
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
North Star® Boxwood Buxus sempervirens
Sun or Shade 24 - 32

Features

This new variety of boxwood is a cold hardy, dense globe that requires little if any pruning to form a low, dense, thick hedge. Shiny dark green leaves maintain good winter color. Use North Star boxwood as a low-growing hedge, or even to create the borders of a formal herb garden. It's a beautiful evergreen that will provide four seasons of enjoyment in the landscape.

Foliage Interest
Winter Interest
Deadheading Not Necessary
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Evergreen
Height Category: 
Tall
Garden Height: 
24 - 32 Inches
Spacing: 
36 - 48 Inches
Spread: 
24 - 32 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Green
Flower Shade: 
not significant
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun or Shade
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Makes a great low hedge or border for formal plantings. Add it to any garden for winter interest.

PLEASE NOTE: North Star® Boxwood Buxus is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of TN.

Maintenance Notes: 

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Tolerates heavy pruning but is not necessary. Little care is needed, but may be pruned to shape as desired in summer.

North Star® Buxus sempervirens 'Katerberg' USPP 15,998, Can 2,635
  • Best green winter color of all the boxwoods we grow

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Blue Heron Nurseries
    Ohio
    United States
    6 years ago
  • I bought 20 of these in pint size containers. They have been in my garden for 3 years and are still very small. They are extremely slow growers.

    Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    Jill
    Michigan
    United States
    6 years ago
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