Boxwood African

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Slow growing evergreen shrub with marked drought resistance for warmer climates. Glossy foliage emerges with red highlights, then matures to green. May be tip pruned or sheared at any time to limit height. A useful hedge material in hot dry climates. Photo credit: Richard Shiell
  • Height : 5 - 10 Feet
  • Spread : 2 - 4 Feet
  • Light Needs : Full Sun
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Botanical Name Myrsine africana
Brand Monrovia
Height 5 - 10 Feet
Spread 2 - 4 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Full Sun
Special Uses Dense Habit, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Landscape Uses Hedges and Screens
Plant Type Shrubs
General Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
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