Green Mountain Boxwood

Green Mountain Boxwood (Buxus ‘Green Mountain’)

Green Mountain Boxwood or Buxus ‘Green Mountain’ is a dense boxwood with glossy, dark green, elliptical shaped leaves. Green Mountain Boxwood is winter hardy to USDA Zones 5-9. Green Mountain Boxwoods are boxwoods that grows upright growing to 3 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide. It grows well in full sun to part shade in well-drained soil although direct sunlight should be avoided. It should be planted in a location protected from strong winds. Green Mountain Boxwoods do better in slightly acidic soil. According to the American Society of Boxwoods, Buxus ‘Green Mountain’ is one of the more frequently found boxwoods in the United States.

When to Prune Green Mountain Boxwoods?

Green Mountain Boxwoods should be pruned once a year. However, pay attention to when the last spring frost date is. Prune after the last spring frost. Do not prune too early in the Spring because tender offshoots that grows will be killed by the late spring frost.

Should You Mulch Around Green Mountain Boxwood?

Mulch around Green Mountain Boxwood by adding organic mulch of 1 to 2 inches thick.

What Can I do to Help Improve Air Circulation of Green Mountain Boxwoods?

Every year, improve the air circulation of Green Mountain Boxwoods by thinning plants and remove dead or damaged branches.

Should I Let Snow Accumulate on my Green Mountain Boxwoods?

During winter, remove snow accumulations on Green Mountain Boxwoods to minimize branch damage.

How Big Does Green Mountain Boxwood Get?

Green Mountain Boxwoods will grow to 3 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide.

Can I Grow Green Mountain Boxwood in Shade?

Green Mountain Boxwoods can grow in part shade. It grows well in full sun to part shade in well-drained soil. Although direct sunlight should be avoided. 

What Kind of Soil Condition is ideal for Green Mountain Boxwood?

Green Mountain Boxwood grow best in slightly acidic soil, well-drained soil.

Where Should I Plant Green Mountain Boxwood?

Green Mountain Boxwood can be grown as foundation plants, low hedges and border plants. It can be found in formal gardens.

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