Zones 4 - 9
Zones 4 - 9
The Boxwood Green Velvet can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.
Type of tree:
The Boxwood Green Velvet falls into the following type(s): Evergreens, Evergreen Shrubs
2' - 4' High
The Boxwood Green Velvet grows to be 2' - 4' feet in height.
2' - 4' Spread
The Boxwood Green Velvet has a spread of about 2' - 4' at full maturity.
This Boxwood Green Velvet does well in full sun, partial shade, full shade.
The Boxwood Green Velvet grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, clay soils.
This Boxwood Green Velvet has rounded shape.
'Green Velvet' boxwood is broadleaf evergreen hybrid that combines the hardiness and compactness of Korean boxwood with the velvety deep green foliage of English boxwood. It grows naturally to a semi-spherical shape and can be easily sheared to any form. The clusters of pale green or cream colored spring flowers are fragrant but inconspicuous. The small, oval lustrous leaves retain their dark green color year round, but may get a slight bronze hue in late winter. This versatile shrub can be used for foundation, border, low hedge, specimen or accent, container, and formal garden plantings. It adapts to a wide range of soil and site conditions with good resistance to browsing. It is intolerant of wet soil and salt and needs protection from winter sun, strong winds, and heavy snow. It grows slowly to 2'-4' tall and wide. Plant 18"-3' apart for a hedge. zones 4-9.