What is the difference between Green Mountain boxwood and green velvet boxwood?
Subsequently, one may also ask, does green velvet boxwood smell?
Smell. While only certain varieties are known to smell like cat or dog urine, all boxwoods have been put into this category, and unfairly I might add! The Green Velvet variety does not stink and has many popular and positive attributes for your landscape or your garden.
One may also ask, do boxwoods stay green all year long? Most boxwood prefers full to partial sun and can be grown in zones 5 to 9. Unlike most others, Boxwood koreanes provides season color when the green leaves turn yellow-brown to purple in the winter. Boxwood wintergreen grows 3 to 4 feet high with dark green leaves that hold their bold color all year.
Also Know, how do you prune boxwood green velvet?
How to Prune a Green Velvet Boxwood
- Clip any dead, diseased or damaged branches, either back to the trunk or to healthy growth, with pruning shears.
- Sterilize the blades of the shears with rubbing alcohol after cutting any diseased branches before continuing pruning of the rest of the shrub.
How can I tell what kind of boxwood I have?
Look at your boxwood's leaves. Some boxwoods have deep green leaves, while others are bright green or yellow green. Check the size of the leaves as well and note their size and shape.