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Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget'

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget'

Morris Midget Boxwood

The smallest dwarf cultivar that we grow.  It is very compact and sun tolerant. Growth rate makes it an appealing plant where space is limited.  Responds well to pruning or when left unpruned. Slightly smaller than 'Morris Dwarf'.

Very slow growth rate; .5"-1"/year

Additional:

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

Morris Midget Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Requires little to no pruning when used as a specimen.  Responds very well to shearing when used in edging, parterres, and knot gardens. Very low maintenance plant.  Some shade preferred but not required.

Exposure:

Sun, Part Sun, Shade

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Height:

1 Feet

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Spread:

1 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

6-8

Characteristics & Attributes for Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget'

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