Boxwood - Koreanes
Purple Winter Foliage
The Boxwood, Korean, Buxus sinica var. insularis, is a dense, compact, many-branched, broad, mounded evergreen shrub with a loose and open habit. It matures to 2'-3' high with a spread of 4'-6'.
It has evergreen leaves that turn yellow-brown to purplish in winter. It prefers full sun to partial shade.
Mulch to keep root system cool and moist.
The evergreen foliage needs to be protected from drying winds, especially in winter.
Korean Boxwood is a slow-growing, compact shrub that is best used as a hedge or foundation plant.
May be massed or used as a specimen or accent and in formal gardens or shrub borders.
Korean Boxwood is easily sheared into precise shapes. It is often used to line driveways.
Formerly known as, and sometimes still sold as, Buxus microphylla var. koreana.
Be Creative/Shape it Yourself!
*Purple Leaves in Autumn
*Broad Rectangular Shape
|Family||Buxus microphylla koreana|
|Mature Height||2 to 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 to 6 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|