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Buxus microphylla 'Julia Jane'

More About Buxus microphylla 'Julia Jane'

  • Insignificant, green-yellow-cream flowers are fragrant
  • The lime-green, new growth matures to a dark green colour creating a two-toned effect
  • Excellent cultivar for shearing into a pyramidal form or clipped for hedging
  • Upright, rounded habit
  • Slow-growing
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

5

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Green
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Julia Jane Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best with in cool, moist site with mid-afternoon shade. They tolerate full sun to partial shade, dry to drought conditions, and a range of soil types. They can be pruned any time of the year and can be used for topiary, hedging and stand-alone specimens. Young plants benefit from winter protection (burlap wrap) in an exposed location. Damage or stem breakage may occur in the winter from ice and snow accumulation.


Buxus microphylla 'Julia Jane' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Hedge
Foundation planting
Border/edging
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Buxus microphylla 'Julia Jane'

Buxus x 'Green Mountain' (COPF)

Buxus x 'Green Mountain' (COPF)

Green Mountain Boxwood