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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Green Velvet Boxwood (9 of 14)

Plant in rich, moist but well-drained soil; fertilize in spring; prune in early spring
Plant can tolerate exposure to salt
Plant in full sun to partial shade
Height: 3-4 feet; Width: 3-4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9:
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first frost.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first frost.

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