Description from Tennessee Wholesale Nursery
Boxwood American is a healthy, dark green that can be molded into just about any shape. They are easy to plant and will make a great side project to trim and mold. They will fit well in different environments and are great for any garden. It is a favorite for homeowners because they area fun activity to mold. They are also easily manageable and they can be molded with heavy shears and will do just as well with some light pruning shears. They need more watering in the summer once a week.
If the plants turn brown during the winter then this is common. They also make a nice border against driveways and sidewalks and they will look nice in any business district. It is always best to check the USDA zone map. They are suitable to grow in zones 5-8. They can grow anywhere from 10-12 feet in height with a growth rate of 1-2 years. The Buxus is a lush dark green hedge that you can shape or mold into any creative idea or shape that you may have, thus being loved by so many home owners.