Buxus microphylla 'Pincushion'
More About Buxus microphylla 'Pincushion'
- Insignificant, green-yellow-cream flowers are fragrant
- Dull, small, dark green leaves turn bronzy-green in the fall
- Compact, rounded habit
- Bloom Time: Early spring
Notable specimens can be found at Fanshawe College Gardens, London, Ontario.
Pincushion Boxwood Growing and Maintenance Tips
Boxwoods can tolerate full sun to full shade, dry to drought conditions, and a range of soil types. They can be pruned any time of the year, and used for topiary, hedging, and stand-alone specimens. Young plants benefit from winter protection (burlap wrap) in an exposed location.
Buxus microphylla 'Pincushion' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)