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Buxus sempervirens 'Herman von Schrenk' /Herman von Schrenk Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens 'Herman von Schrenk'  / Buxus sempervirens 'Herman von Schrenk'
Specimen plant growing at the North Carolina Arboretum near Asheville, NC
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Specimen plant growing at the North Carolina Arboretum near Asheville, NC

Close view of the dark, glossy-green foliage

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Scientific Name: Buxus sempervirens 'Herman von Schrenk'
Common Name: Herman von Schrenk Boxwood
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This boxwood produces small, dark green foliage and is best used in the eastern part of the US. Not well adapted to the Coastal South. As with all boxwoods, provide a fertile, well drained soil. This boxwood can be pruned to a desired form.