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About Common Boxwood
‘Vardar Valley’ boxwood is a woody, broadleaf evergreen, perennial shrub or tree in the Buxaceae (boxwood) family. It is one of the most cold hardy cultivars of boxwood and has distinctive blue-green leaves. This dense, mounding shrub can grow 2 to 3 feet in height and 3 to 6 feet in width. It only puts on an average of 2 inches a year.
Also known as
Common box, European box, Boxwood, english box and Buxus Ball
How to care for Common Boxwood
Common Boxwood needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Boxwood love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Boxwood does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Boxwood after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.