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Sprinter® Boxwood

Description

  • Experience year-round appeal with ultra cold hardy evergreen shrub.
  • Fast-growing! Transform your landscape quicker than before with this fast growing boxwood.
  • Extremely versatile. Easy to grow in containers or as a low growing hedge.
  • Zones 5-9, sun/part sun/shade, 4' tall x 4' wide at maturity. 


Zone 5-9
Light part sun/sun/shade
medium

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Description Add year-round color and dimension to your landscape with Sprinter® Boxwood (Buxus microphylla). This low growing evergreen has shiny green foliage that makes a striking addition to containers and looks impressive flanking entryways. Trying to fill in an area quickly? This improved form of Winter Gem is fast-growing and fills in your landscape more rapidly than slower-growing boxwoods. While no pruning is required to enjoy this lustrous beauty, its dense small leaves recover quickly from pruning, making them ideal candidates for topiary. This boxwood adds stunning structure to any landscape, plus with its hardy nature and added disease and deer resistance, it's perfect for those looking to add some low-maintenance interest into their landscape. Details Botanical name: Buxus microphylla 'Bulthouse'
Patent #: USPP 25,896
Common name:  Boxwood
Zone: 5 - 8
Sun exposure: Sun (6+ hours sun), part sun (4-6 hours sun), shade (<4 hours sun)
Height x width: 2-4' x 2-4'
Foliage color: Green
Season of Interest: Year-Round
Uses: Accent, Border, Container gardening, Edging, Foundation planting, Hedge, Small spaces.
How To Grow Soil: Evenly moist, well-drained soil. Boxwood grows well in soils that are slightly acidic to slightly alkaline.
Light: Full sun to part sun. Will grow well in a variety of part shade situations, including open sun-dappled conditions or light shade with several hours of morning sun or early afternoon sun. Plants can grow in close to full shade, but typically are less vigorous and more open with decreased foliage density. When grown in full sun, plant foliage is more likely to scorch, bronze in winter, or suffer from mite attacks.
Water: Evenly moist, average
Spacing: 2-4'
Fertilizing: Roots appreciate a good organic (e.g., bark or compost) mulch (1-2"). Apply a balanced fertilizer, such as a 10-10-10 ratio fertilizer, or slow release fertilizer (such as Osmocote), after the second year of growth by spreading it evenly over the surface of the soil (follow label directions), and watering it in.
Winterizing: Boxwood is best sited in locations sheltered from strong winds, with, if possible, some protection from full winter sun. Foliage may bronze in winter when exposed to half day to full day sun. Winter winds can remove moisture from leaves at a rapid rate, often resulting in dehydration and bronzing. Carefully remove heavy snow accumulations as quickly as practicable to minimize stem/branch damage.
Maintenance & Pruning: Plants are generally tolerant of pruning and shearing. Pruning should never be done prior to the last spring frost date. Pruning too early in spring often promotes tender new growth that may be damaged or killed by a late spring frost. Avoid cultivating around plants because they have shallow roots.

Customer Reviews

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C. (New Jersey)
Beautiful little sprinters.

I received twelve baby sprinter boxwood plants in perfect condition and very well packed so they were not hurt during shipping. I actually had to wait a week to plant these and they were in my garage, I watered them once during this time. They are beautiful and are now in my yard for over a month and they are all doing well and look great. I love my plants and the deer leave them alone. Super happy with my sprinters and Great Garden Plants, this was my first online plant purchase ever. I will be ordering more from this company.

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J.B. (Missouri)
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love these boxwoods for planters

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E.M.H. (Illinois)
Sprinter Boxwoods

They were one gallon and smaller but very filled out. They look just perfect in the spot around my lampost.

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C.G. (Georgia)
Sprinter Boxwoods

The Sprinter Boxwoods I received were packaged carefully and are doing wonderfully. I keep coming back for more.

Hi Cynthia, we're so happy that you are enjoying your boxwoods! Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Happy Gardening!

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J. (Michigan)
So far so good

I ordered 16 sprinter boxwood and they all arrived without issue and look great. Let’s see how they perform year after year!