Buxus sempervirens 'Arborescens'
Common name: 
Truetree Boxwood
Pronunciation: 
BUK-sus sem-per-VI-renz
Family: 
Buxaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf evergreen shrub or tree-like growth, 15-20 ft (4.5-6 m) high, open.  Leaves opposite, simple, ovate, quite large, twice as long as wide.
  • Sun to part shade.  Slow growing.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (5)6
  • arborescens: becoming woody, (arbor: tree).
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