Buxus microphylla var. japonica = B. sinica var. japonica
- Common Name(s):
- Japanese boxwood
Drought and nematode resistant; new growth may be injured by frost. This plant is resistant to damage by deer.
- 3-6 ft.
- Opposite, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 0.3-1 in. long; leafs out early
- Fragrant, non-showy flowers in spring
- 6 to 9
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Medium to fine
- Loose, rounded shrub
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1442