japanese boxwood
Buxus microphylla
ORIGIN: Unsure; no longer found in
the wild; in cultivation in Japan for
over 600 years

GROWTH RATE: Moderate

WATER: Regular irrigation

LIGHT: Full sun to part shade

MATURE HEIGHT: 4'

COLD TOLERANCE: 0 degrees

USES: Foundation planting; topiary;
formal hedge; edging beds; bonsai