Green Velvet Boxwood
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The Living Fence Green Velvet Boxwood
Green Velvet Boxwood is a popular plant among landscapers and gardeners. Its scientific name is Buxus 'Green Velvet.' It is a broad-leaf evergreen shrub that belongs to the Buxaceae family. It is known for its dense, compact habit and deep green foliage. Green Velvet Boxwood is a slow-growing plant that can reach a height of 3 to 4 feet and a width of 48 inches. It is a popular choice for hedges, borders, and mass plantings.
Green Velvet Boxwood Appearance and Features
Green Velvet Boxwood has an attractive and distinct appearance. Its leaves are small, glossy, and oval-shaped. They have a dark green color that remains consistent throughout the year. The leaves are smooth and have a fine texture, giving the plant a velvety look. The plant's branches are thin and flexible, making them easy to shape and prune. The plant produces small, insignificant flowers in late Spring 2024 or early summer.
Green Velvet Boxwood is a versatile plant that can grow in various conditions. It prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It is important to avoid planting in areas with standing water or poorly drained soil. Once established, the plant is drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering during prolonged dry spells. Green Velvet Boxwood is hardy to USDA zones 5 to 9.
Maintenance and Pruning
Green Velvet Boxwood is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. It benefits from regular pruning to maintain its shape and size. The best time to trim is early Spring 2024 before the new blossoming appears. It is essential to use sharp pruning tools to avoid damaging the plant. Green Velvet Boxwood responds well to shearing and can be shaped into formal hedges or topiaries.