Buxus microphylla var. japonica
USDA Zone 6 (-10°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).
3-6' (1-2 m)
Use an all-purpose in spring
1-2 times per week
Protect from winter winds
Slow-growing, dense shrub is well-suited for trimming and shaping. Use as a low hedge, foundation planting or at the garden's edge. Protect from winter winds. May scorch if too hot and dry. Trim to shape in summer. Prefers fertile, well-drained soil and some shade.