Plant Care Harland Boxwood

Harland Boxwood

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Harland Boxwood has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Harland Boxwood

Harland Boxwood is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor with only 5 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Harland Boxwood likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Harland Boxwood belongs to the Buxus genus, and is native to China.

⚠️ Harland Boxwood is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.

Taxonomy

Buxus harlandii
Buxus
Buxaceae
Buxales

Also known as

Japanese Box

How to care for Harland Boxwood

Water

How often to water your Harland Boxwood

Water needs for Harland Boxwood
0.5 cups
every 9

Harland Boxwood needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Harland Boxwood

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Harland Boxwood in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Harland Boxwood: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Harland Boxwood love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Harland Boxwood does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Harland Boxwood in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Harland Boxwood

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Harland Boxwood: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Harland Boxwood after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Harland Boxwood is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Harland Boxwood

Harland Boxwood

Harland Boxwood


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Harland Boxwood has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Nicky avatar
@Nicky
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 61 XP
11/02/2021

Great for bonsai. Beautiful trunk even at a young age. Small leaves. Robust.

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