Insect Relative Damage
Canker, leaf blight, leaf spot, mites, scale, leaf miners, mealy bugs and webworms are possible problems.
Success in growing boxwood in zone 5 depends on careful selection of winter hardy cultivars; winter injury and sun scald are common injuries seen on this evergreen shrub.
|Hardiness Zone:||5 - 8|
|Mature Height:||15-20 Feet|
|Mature Width:||15-20 Feet|
|Culture:||Full sun to partial shade; mulch to keep root system cool and moist; does well in alkaline soils; the evergreen foliage needs to be protected from drying winds in winter.|
Hybrids between Buxus microphylla var. koreana and Buxus sempervirens:
|Mature Form:||Rounded to broad rounded; evergreen.|
|Native To:||Southern Europe, Asia and Africa|
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