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  • Buxus-Uptight-004
  • Front L to R: 3 Yr.,2Yr., 4Yr. Back L to R: 6 Yr., 4 Yr.
  • 'Uptight' Closeup
  • 3 Yr & 4 Yr - Note Tip Growth

Buxus Uptight

Buxus microphylla = ‘Robbuxupt’

Buxus microphylla Upright = ‘Robbuxupt’ keeps green in winter; no bronzing of the foliage, unlike other boxwoods. Upright habit is ideal for pots, containers, and hedges.

  • Extremely fragrant blooms, coral pink in bud opening to pure white
  • Slow growing evergreen shrub
  • Dense upright columnar habit, 5′ x 3′
  • USDA zone 5 (-20°F or -28°C)

Patent Status: PP 21,390

USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 48 to 60-inches
122 to 152-centimeters
Spread: 24 to 36-inches
61 to 91-centimeters
Seasons: Spring
Flower Colors: Coral-Pink, White
Foliage Colors: Dark Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: Upright
Usage: Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pots
Patent Status: PP 21,390

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
1-gallon: 52 to 78-weeks with 1 ppp
3-gallon: 104 to 156-weeks with 1 ppp