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Variegated Boxwood

Spice up Your Dull Landscape with this Vibrant Evergreen!

  • Unique Foliage Year-round!
  • Beautiful and Low Maintenance
  • Not your everyday boxwood!
  • Great for small yards
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The Variegated Boxwood is a boxwood with an exciting twist!  The evergreen shrub adds vibrant color to your landscape with only minimal maintenance!

Dark green with borders of light yellow to cream the leaves of this hardy shrub stand out in the landscape.  This foliage is dense and will easily conceal anything you don't want to see.  With a mature height and width around 5 feet the Variegated Boxwood is great for small and large yards alike.  This compact shrub is deer, rabbit, and pollution tolerant as well as pest and disease resistant.  Even the novice gardener will look like a pro with this easy to grow boxwood.

The Variegated Boxwood is perfect for a pop of unique, year-round color.  Plant your Boxwoods in a straight, curved, or staggered hedge!  Trim for clean curves and sharp lines and angles.  Leave unpruned for a natural look.  Plant a single shrub or groups.  Define corners with a group of 3.  Boxwoods are great for containers.  Accent your deck, patio, porch, or entryway for an upscale look.  This boxwood is the perfect size for foundation plants under windows.  You won't have to worry about constant trimming with this compact bush. Sculpt your landscape with boxwoods!  The options are endless!

The Variegated Boxwood grows in full sun to part shade. It adapts well to a variety of well-draining soils.  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 like the one we carry 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.

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ
Grows in Zones 5, 6, 7, 8
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Soil Type Adaptable
Mature Height 4-5 Feet
Mature Width 4-5 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Botanical Name Buxus sempervirens 'Aureo-variegata'

How To Care for your new Variegated Boxwood

The Variegated Boxwood grows in full sun to part shade. It adapts 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 as well as pest and disease resistant.

 

Planting Directions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  

 

Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.

 

Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the Fedex shipping map below.  Please note that Fedex ships Monday-Saturday only and shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  West coast orders MAY be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when Fedex picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

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Shipping charges on orders under $79 are calculated at checkout based on your location.

Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant!  We ship Fedex Home Delivery which will ensure your package will also be delivered on a Saturday.  

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Just recently received these shrubs and am pleased with the looks of the plants and also the way they were packed and shipped in very timely fashion. I am hoping to get them in the ground soon so they can take off and start growing, I will definitely consider ordering from The Plant Tree in the future.
April 7, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Great condition after shipping
Variegated boxwood appear very healthy and were packed very efficiently for safe shipping
April 17, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Working out great
Came well packaged and in good shape. Planted by directions and they are doing well.
May 29, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
So far so good
They arrived in great condition. I've had them in the ground for about 3 weeks. They seem to be doing well. I'm looking forward to a year or so down the road once they grow a little taller.
May 30, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
Little Under the Weather
I have tried to find the boxwood in my area. A dwarf was preferred. When on the phone with their representative she called it a dwarf a few times but not in the heading on the website. The dimensions on their website were not the dimensions of a drawf. Not sure if dwarf or not. Came packed as promised and watered well. Only small comment is the leaves arrived a little brown. Hope when they are planted they will perk up.
May 16, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
Variegated Boxwood
All is well. I had one of the baskets that had the soil dumped out into the box, but that was not a serious problem. We planted them, and we will wait and see how they will do. Thanks, Charlie Runnels
May 26, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
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year-round color, different looking than regular boxwoods
Mari P on Jul 21, 2017
Beautiful color!
Kelly T on May 12, 2017
year-round color, different looking than regular boxwoods
Mari P on Jul 21, 2017
Different look, resists deer
Kathy P on May 21, 2017
Beautiful color!
Kelly T on May 12, 2017
I love it but cant get it where I live
Maryanne O on May 8, 2017
For the color.
Charles R on May 5, 2017
The size and the colors
Melissa L on Apr 30, 2017
I have two variegated boxwood and love the light that the white/green
give to a formal garden.
Pauline K on Apr 26, 2017
for its color
diane h on Apr 20, 2017
This is a new product that I really like and will go well in the small area I have for shrubs.
David M on Mar 31, 2017
i have one and love how it breaks up the all green landscape
Toni V on Oct 9, 2016
To replace a dead plant at our building.
Shawn F on Oct 3, 2016
Different look, resists deer
Kathy P on May 21, 2017
I love it but cant get it where I live
Maryanne O on May 8, 2017
How much sunlight is required?
M Denise T on Aug 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: These boxwood like full sun.
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