Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Green Beauty’

(Green Beauty Boxwood)

By March 9, 2018
Young green and yellow foliage on a Buxus Green Beauty shrub

About Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Green Beauty’ (Green Beauty Boxwood)

Looking for that perfect hedging plant? Buxus microphylla japonica Green Beauty is the one you’ve been looking for. When kept in its natural form, its average landscape size is 4-6 feet wide by 4-6 feet tall. This Green Beauty Boxwood is not only known for its practical use as a border, but it is also prized for its foliage. It boasts a deep green color throughout the warmer months then showcases its bronzed tips throughout the winter season making it a luminous addition to a landscape during the typically dull winter months.

Care and planting instructions

Plant Green Beauty Boxwood in an area that receives full sun to partial shade exposure. Water regularly after planting to help establish its root system. This bush grows best with slightly moist soil so water regularly, especially during periods of extreme heat. Prune back in spring to contain its size or to clean up its shape.

Landscape design ideas

Plant it as an anchor for your accompanying plants or as an accent to your hardscape. You can also consider pruning it into a topiary and plant it all on its own. Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Green Beauty’ is an elegant looking shrub for contemporary landscape design styles.

Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla japonica 'Green Beauty'

Common Name: Green Beauty Boxwood

Average Landscape Size: 4-6’ x 4-6’

Plant Type: Evergreen

Foliage Color: Dark Green /Bronzed trim

Forms: Shrub

Sizes: 1, 5 & 15 gallon

Special Features: Year-round Interest, Hedging Plant, Topiary, Easy Pruning,