The Chicagoland Green Boxwoods are dense growing evergreen shrubs that are great for foundation plantings, mid-size hedges, and borders. This slow-growing boxwood has a mounding growth habit can be trimmed and maintained to the desired size and shape. Chicagoland Green is an excellent cold-hardy boxwood has foliage that might turn slightly bronze in Winter to return to green when the temperatures rise again in Spring.
This Boxwood is suited for colder climates, namely USDA Zones 4-9.
Plant this shrub in Partial to Full Sun for best results.
Water frequently during the first year after planting in order to establish a healthy root system, 2-3 times per week. This will help to ensure its success in the years to come.
The Chicagoland Green Boxwood grows best in rich soil with good drainage.
Fertilize with a high-nitrogen acidic fertilizer in early spring, preferably before it has started to flush out with new growth. Furthermore, reapply fertilizer again at the beginning of summer to encourage faster growth.
For a seamless planting, plant your Chicagoland Green Boxwood 2 feet apart. Otherwise, Space them 2+ feet for gaps between plants.
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