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Winterstar™ Boxwood

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About Winterstar™ Boxwood

The Winterstar Boxwood from the Southern Living Plant Collection has been turning gardeners back into Boxwood Fans! The Winterstar Boxwood lives up to its name, with smooth, glossy, emerald green leaves that are evergreen and crisp all year long. In addition, it features an easily manageable mature size of 4′ H x 4' W. This boxwood’s naturally upright and slow to moderate growth habit, which won’t require touch-ups on a regular basis is easy to maintain at a desired shape or size.

The Winterstar Boxwood works tremendously well in smaller gardens due to its compact dwarf size and is ideal in low shrub borders, formal hedges, natural hedges, container gardens, and numerous other applications.

Additionally, you can count on the fact that the Winterstar Gem is just as deer-resistant as any other boxwood. Furthermore, once established, these shrubs are both heat and drought tolerant.

Due to agricultural restrictions, we are unable to ship this plant to Tennessee

Winterstar Boxwood Care

Hardy from Zones 5-9.

Plant in Full Sun in all zones. However, if you are located in a warmer climate, such as the southern US, avoid planting the Winterstar Boxwood where it will receive all-day sun. The afternoon sun gets more and more intense the closer you get to the equator and may result in unnecessary stress for the plant.

Plant in well-draining soil. Poorly draining soil can easily lead to root rot and the expiration of your plant. Moreover, Winterstar Boxwoods, and Boxwoods in general, prefer a soil pH range that is neutral to slightly alkaline, somewhere between 6.5 – 7.5.

After planting the Winterstar Boxwood, we recommend watering until established, traditionally this takes at least 3 months. This will help your plant access water that resides deeper in the soil, making it more capable of withstanding droughts. Check your plant regularly during this time to ensure that the soil isn't dry or soggy.

Fertilize in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer for best results.

Winterstar Boxwood Spacing Recommendations 

Space Your Winterstar Boxwood 2-3 feet apart for a seamless planting. Otherwise, plant them 3+ feet apart to leave space between shrubs.

Check out some Boxwood Care tips from Southern Living Plants here

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Common Name
Winterstar™ Boxwood
Scientific Name
Buxus microphylla 'FWBM01'
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Average Size
4' H x 4' W
Sun Exposure
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