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Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow'

Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow'

Green Pillow Boxwood

This cultivar is known for its dense, compact, oval habit. Responds very well when pruned into a small hedge. Slightly larger than 'Morris Dwarf' or 'Morris Midget'.

Slow growth rate; .75"-1"/year

Additional:

Uses - Small specimen, low hedge, foundation plant, edging, parterre or knot garden. Substitutes - ‘Morris Midget’, 'Morris Dwarf’, ‘Grace H. Phillips’

 

Green Pillow Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Requires little to no pruning except in edging, parterre, or knot gardens.  Will have tendency to occasionally send up 'sports' and the gardener should prune these out. Shows resistance to boxwood leaf miner. Avoid afternoon sun.

Exposure:

Part Sun, Shade

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Height:

1 Feet

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Spread:

1-2 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Characteristics & Attributes for Buxus microphylla 'Green Pillow'

Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Hedge
Specimen
Edging
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Growth Rate
Slow
Boxwood Exposure
Part Sun (Location is primarily shaded from late morning to late afternoon)
Shade (Location has no direct sun)
Boxwood Zone
Zone 8 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature 10 F to 20 F)
Zone 7 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature 0 F to 10 F)
Zone 6 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature -10 F to 0 F)
Zone 5 (Average Annual Minimum Temperature -20 F to -10 F)
Boxwood Foliage Color
Green (Foliage is Predominately Green)
Boxwood Best Usage
Parterre or Knot Garden
Edging (Mature size of 2 ft high and wide or less)
Foundation Plant
Hedge Low (Mature size of 4 ft or less)
Specimen Small (1-3 ft high and wide)
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