Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget'

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  • Common Name: Japanese boxwood
  • Plant Story:

    A low-growing dense evergreen shrub, Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Morris Midget' features year-round glossy rounded leaves that turn orange-red-bronze after the first frost. Rarely flowers.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season:
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: .75-1 ft
  • Spread: 1-1.5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen or accent shrub
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Blight, leaf spots, and root rots
  • Form: Compact
  • Special Care Instructions:

    When grown in full sun plants make scorch. Roots appreciate mulch. Prune after the last frost date.


Japanese boxwood - Additional Photos