COMPACTA - Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' Small and dense, beautiful specimen plant, good for bonsai . Plants are susceptible to boxwood leafminer and boxwood mites, but are usually not affected by boxwood psyllid. Little-leaf boxwood (Buxus microphylla), also a dwarf, has smaller leaves. Very nice plant for rock garden and troughs. Price: $12.00 . The Kingsville Boxwood is an evergreen tree with light green leaves and has excellent branching characteristics. japonica Faulkner Zone 6 Buy Japanese Kingsville Boxwood Bonsai Tree (buxus microphylla compacta): Bonsai - Amazon.com FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases Plants are generally tolerant of pruning and shearing as needed. Best grown in evenly moist, well-drained loams (sand-clay mixture) in full sun to part shade. Boxwoods tend to be shallow-rooted and benefit from organic mulches. The leaves are narrower, of slightly duller finish and lighter green to gray-green than on the other Korean Boxwood dwarves. Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' RHS Plants for Pollinators plants This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. Winter winds can remove moisture from leaves at a rapid rate, often resulting in dehydration and bronzing. Buxus microphylla var. Japanese boxwood (Buxus microphylla japonica) is a variety of littleleaf boxwood that has shown resistance to boxwood leafminer. Obovate, evergreen, light green leaves (to 1/4” long). BUXUS Buxus microphylla Compacta-Kingsville Dwarf Zone 5 Miniature Boxwood with tiny rounded light green leaves. Its leaves, at 1/2 inch long, are exceptionally small, too. He introduced "compacta" to the nursery trade in the early 1900's. Avoid cultivating around plants because they have shallow roots. Share Share on Facebook Tweet Tweet on Twitter Pin it Pin on Pinterest. Insignificant spring flowers. Retail; Nursery Name City State / Province ; Bloom River Gardens: Springfield : Oregon : Bloom River Gardens. All rights reserved. Axillary petalless fragrant spring flowers are inconspicuous.Genus name comes from the Latin name for plants in this genus.Specific epithet means small-leaved.Common name of boxwood is in reference to the prior use of the wood to make boxes. Glossy, bright green foliage is densely packed, and takes on a rich bronze tinge during the winter. Native to Japan the Kingsville Boxwood is an extremely slow growing tree. Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' Common name: Kingsville Dwarf littleleaf boxwood. Width: 3 ft. 0 in. One foot x one foot in 10 years. Leaves may bronze in winter, but good green color usually returns by mid-spring. compacta ("kingsville") was discovered by Henry Hohman of Kingsville Nursery in Maryland. Most can be grown in full sun conditions but are happier in part shade. Full-Sun to Part-Shade. ‘Compacta’ is an extremely slow-growing cultivar that may reach only 8-10” tall in the first 15 years. No se utiliza el … It has the smallest leaf of all Boxwoods which is why it is sought after for bonsai. It is particularly suitable for topiary or low hedging. In winter sun, it will bronze; however, in spring new growth will quickly cover the bronzing. 14" high by 24" width after 20 years. Kingsville Boxwood, Buxus microphylla var. Buxus microphylla Littleleaf boxwood Small, opposite and evergreen, the 1/3 to 1" leaves are elliptic to obovate, and entire with the margins rolled under, producing a thick feel to them. Carefully remove heavy snow accumulations from plants as quickly as practicable to minimize stem/branch damage. Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' Miniature Japanese Boxwood new leaves come out somewhat yellow and turn to green. Family: Buxaceae (boxwood family) Synonym: Buxus microphylla 'Kingsville Dwarf' Distribution: Species native to e. Asia. Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' Growth Habit: low, dense mound USDA Zone: 6-9 Exposure: full sun Growing Conditions: well-drained, fertile soil Comments: Very dense, slow growing, eventually reaching 24-30 inches across after many years, but only 5-6 inches high. All of the following offerings are cutting grown. Might reach 30cm high and 1m wide after 40 + years. Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' Dwarf littleleaf boxwood This slow-growing dwarf variety is more cold hardy than its parent, while appearing finer in texture. Useful as a foundation shrub facing down taller plants, in the rock garden, Japanese gardens or knot, railroad and labyrinth gardens, its potential uses go on and on. Buxus microphylla Compacta (Kingsville Dwarf) Kingville Dwarf little-leaf box is a small dwarf box that has a max growth of 30cm in 10year. Buxus sempervirens Buxus or English box is an slow -growing everygreen shrub, that can be growen from 50cm tall to 12metres tall. 0 item in your cart, total: $0.00 Insignificant spring flowers. The English Boxwoods, B. sempervirens, are the larger growing members of the clan and benefit from wind protection especially in winter. In extremely … It is valued as a bonsai plant. Las eudicotiledóneas o eudicotas (Doyle & Hotton 1991), a veces latinizado Eudicotyledoneae o Eudicotidae, son un extenso grupo monofilético de angiospermas que previamente habían sido llamadas "tricolpadas" (Donoghue y Doyle, 1989) o "dicotiledóneas no-Magnoliidae" por otros autores. Obovate, evergreen, light green leaves (to 1/4” long). Price: $25/quart (2.5" x 3" plant); 6" pot, $29.50 Status: In Stock. Roots appreciate a good organic (e.g., bark or compost) mulch (1-2”). The English Boxwoods. Plants can grow in close to full shade, but typically are less vigorous and more open with decreased foliage density. An exceptional specimen for container or landscape. The Boxwoods are a very useful group of broadleaf evergreen shrubs having, depending upon ultimate size, many landscape applications. Organic mulches are very beneficial. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. The smaller growing Korean Boxwoods. Pruning too early in spring often promotes tender new growth that may be damaged or killed by a late spring frost. - This dwarf boxwood is slow growing and produces tiny, fine-textured leaves. Find Compact Korean Boxwood (Buxus microphylla 'Compacta') in Richmond Fairfax Loudoun Prince William Fredericks Virginia VA at Meadows Farms Nurseries (Littleleaf Box, Korean Boxwood) Buxus microphylla 'Faulkner' Sku #1370. Buxus microphylla var. Dimensions: Height: 3 ft. 0 in. Buxus microphylla, commonly called littleleaf boxwood, is a slow-growing, densely-branched, broadleaf evergreen shrub. It is an excellent border or low hedge boxwood. Sign Up For Our E-Newsletter. Also used heavily for bonsai. Size Sold out Kingsville Dwarf Boxwood. The Boxwoods are a very useful group of broadleaf evergreen shrubs having, depending upon ultimate size, many landscape applications. Another theory on common name is that boxwood describes the quadrangular (square box cross section) stems of young plants. For many years this has been the epitome of dwarfness when one refers to a dwarf Boxwood. ‘Compacta’ is an extremely slow-growing cultivar that may reach only 8-10” tall in the first 15 years. View Cart, View All Plants Plants prefer soils with a pH of slightly acidic to slightly alkaline. Though listed as a USDA zone 6 plant we have found it perfectly hardy in 5b (-15F). Boxwood tends to grow in a rounded, compact form, although American boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) can reach 20 feet tall. Out of Stock. They prefer fertile soils on the acid side of the Ph spectrum. Plants thrive in part shade locations, including open sun-dappled conditions or light shade with several hours of morning sun or early afternoon sun. The cultivar ‘Faulkner’ (1 metre (3.3 ft) tall by 1.5 metres (4.9 ft) broad) has gained the Royal Horticultural Society ’s Award of Garden Merit. Whole Plant Traits: Plant Type: Shrub Habit/Form: Dense … English boxwood (Buxus sempervirens suffruticosa) is a slow-growing dwarf cultivar that reaches 3 feet. Su nombre verdadero. Leaves are 1/4 inch wide and 1/2 to 3/4 inch long. Most of the landscapes in Arkansas focus on using hollies (Ilex) as the primary broadleaf evergreen but gardeners may want to take a look at boxwoods (Buxus) as an alternative. Best grown in evenly moist, well-drained loams (sand-clay mixture) in full sun to part shade. Do not cultivate around boxwood because they have shallow roots. Outwardly both of these species are very similar, carrying elliptic, glossy, dark-green leaves to 2-3cm long. - 4 ft. 0 in. This boxwood is best sited in locations sheltered from strong winds and full day winter sun. Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla 'Compacta' Add. japonica 'Morris Dwarf' Morris Dwarf Boxwood ‘Morris Dwarf’ is an excellent performing cultivar that is very compact. Very nice plant for rock garden and troughs. Cutting grown. , are the larger growing members of the clan and benefit from wind protection especially in winter. Keep plants mulched during the summer months. Boxwoods can be somewhat temperamental plants to grow in the St. Louis area where the evergreen foliage tends to bronze (turn unattractive brownish-yellow) in harsh winters, particularly if plants are located in open areas where exposed to full sun and winter winds. compacta (Kingsville dwarf boxwood) and similar cultivars are frequently used for bonsai. 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