During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Boxwood shrubs are prized for their densely packed light-green leaves and rounded, compact growth habit. These hardy shrubs will reach 3-4 feet at maturity. Boxwood shrubs are medium-growing plants that are easily shaped by pruning -- a desirable characteristic for hedges and topiaries. Their roots are shallow, so a layer of mulch is needed to hold in moisture. Boxwoods will take full sun to partial shade, but planting them in a partially shaded area is preferable.
Boxwoods are dense and become even more dense when you trim them. Easy maintenance is the key for boxwoods of all varieties. Little care is required once the boxwood has been established. Light pruning in the early winter is beneficial but not required. Boxwoods are extremely cold hardy, drought tolerant and disease resistant.
Hardy in Zones 5-10. These shrubs are 6-12 inches tall and nicely branched. Shrubs will be shipped bare root with moist material around their roots.