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Buxus 'Green Velvet'

Green Velvet' Boxwood

Green Velvet' Boxwood

Format

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade
  • Shade

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May

  • Evergreen leaves
  • Rounded growth habit
  • Glossy leaves
  • Vigorous
  • Cold hardy

The Buxus 'Green Velvet' is an evergreen shrub that stands out for its dense, deep green foliage, reminiscent of velvet. This variety, native to Europe, is a choice plant for topiary and garden lovers.

Exceptionally Beautiful Foliage:

  • Small, oval, deep green leaves
  • Velvety texture, soft to the touch
  • Remarkable shine that illuminates your garden
  • Persistent foliage in winter

An Asset for Your Garden:

  • Perfect for low hedges, borders, and topiaries
  • Adds a touch of elegance and refinement
  • Structures and enhances other plants
  • Creates a striking contrast with bright colors

Growing Tips:

  • Plant the Buxus 'Green Velvet' in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
  • Water regularly, especially during dry periods.
  • Fertilize once a year in spring with a shrub fertilizer.
  • Prune lightly after flowering to maintain a compact shape.
  • Protect the shrub from cold and drying winds in winter.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
91 - 122 cm
Spread
79 - 119 cm
Height
79 - 150 cm
Spacing
36 - 48 in.
Spread
31 - 47 in.
Height
31 - 59 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Rounded

Flowering colours:

  • Greenish yellow

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Tolerates dry and well drained soils

Maintenance:

  • Easy
  • Prune in spring

Soil requirement:

  • Well drained

Features

Resistance:

  • White-tailed deer
  • Rabbit

Attract:

  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Border
  • Isolated
  • Low hedge
  • Clump
  • Flowerbeds
  • Topiary

Attribute:

  • Slow growth
  • Evergreen foliage

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