American Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens

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The popular American Boxwood is sure to transform your home and garden. This trusted landscape standard provides reliable year-round color and texture and a beauty beyond compare. Whether you manicure this Boxwood for a formal look or let it grow naturally you will love what this traditional evergreen has to offer.

The American Boxwood grows faster than its dwarf relatives so you won't have to wait long for this distinctive landscape addition to increase your property value! Reaching over 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide at maturity, this large shrub is perfect for privacy screens. Ideal for blocking out sights and sounds, the common American Boxwood's foliage is dense and lush.

We know the American Boxwood makes the perfect privacy hedge, but it can do so much more! Use in foundation plantings for rich texture and a lush look. Mix this large boxwood with smaller varieties to add depth to your landscape plan. Grow this boxwood in containers for an upscale look! Prune away or leave this Boxwood alone depending on the look you want. Either way this versatile shrub is just what your home needs!

American Boxwoods grow in full sun to part shade and adapt well to any well-draining soil. Water deeply twice weekly when newly planted to help the roots grow properly. Once established this boxwood is drought tolerant. However, watering during dry periods, even in winter, will keep your Boxwood at its best. This low maintenance boxwood is deer, rabbit, and pollution tolerant.

The American Boxwood is as tried and true as red, white, and blue! Order yours today!

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Mature Height

10-15 Feet

Mature Width

6-10 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Green

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

Grows in Zones

8

Grows in Zones

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Grows in Zones

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Shipping Restriction

AZ

Grows in Zones

5-9

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained

Mature Height

10-15 Feet

Mature Width

6-10 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Green

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Mature Height

10-15 Feet

Mature Width

6-10 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Green

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

Grows in Zones

8

Grows in Zones

9

Grows in Zones

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American Boxwoods grow in full sun to part shade. They adapt well to a variety of well-draining soils. Water deeply twice weekly when newly planted to help the roots grow properly. Add 2-3 inches of mulch to help your new plants stay moist. Once established this boxwood is drought tolerant. However, boxwoods will perform best when watered once weekly during dry periods, including in winter. Fertilize in early spring with a balanced, slow release fertilizer to give your boxwood a boost. Pruning can be done anytime of the year. However, it is best to avoid pruning in late fall as pruning will stimulate new growth that will be too tender to survive the freezing, winter temperatures.

This boxwood is deer, rabbit, and pollution tolerant and rarely has problems with pests or disease with proper care.

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Mature Height

10-15 Feet

Mature Width

6-10 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Green

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

Grows in Zones

8

Grows in Zones

9

Grows in Zones

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The Common American Boxwood is perfect for privacy hedges and so much more!.  This large Boxwood is ideal for hiding eyesores in your yard and blocking out your neighbors.  Use in foundation plantings for rich texture and a lush look.  Mix this large boxwood with smaller varieties to add depth to your landscape plan.  Prune away or leave the American Boxwood alone depending on the look you want.  Either way this evergreen shrub will shine. Grow this boxwood in containers for a high-end look! Plant 6-7 feet apart for a tight hedge and at least 10 feet apart to allow each bush to be defined.

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Soil Type

Adaptable, Well-drained,

Mature Height

10-15 Feet

Mature Width

6-10 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Green

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

Grows in Zones

8

Grows in Zones

9

Grows in Zones

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