A compact, hybrid, broadleaf evergreen that is clipped and maintained in a perfect pyramidal form; makes a great accent or garden detail plant, very popular and one of the hardier varieties. It is easy to maintain this cone shape with pruning.
Green Mountain Boxwood (pyramid form) has green foliage. The small round leaves remain green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Green Mountain Boxwood (pyramid form) is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Green Mountain Boxwood (pyramid form) is recommended for the following landscape applications;
General Garden Use
Green Mountain Boxwood (pyramid form) will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub will thrive in sun or shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.