Buxus sempervirens is a rounded to broad-rounded shrub or small tree that is native primarily to open woodlands and rocky hillsides in southern Europe, northern Africa and western Asia. It typically matures in a shrubby form to 5-15′ tall, but may grow as a tree to as much as 20-30′ tall.
Small dark green leaves are bordered by an irregular creamy white variegation, perfect for adding interest and color to the year-round landscape. Easily pruned into topiary shapes or a formal hedge. Evergreen.
Mature Height and Spread: 6′ & 6′ Pot Size (gallons), Height: 18-24”
Dee Runk Boxwood has dark green foliage. The small glossy oval leaves remain dark green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Dee Runk Boxwood is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit.
The species specific epithet means always green. The American Boxwood is a broadly rounded, multi-branched evergreen shrub or small tree that can grow up to 15′-20′ tall at maturity though it can be kept much shorter through pruning.