Mackey's Live Goods

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- Physical plant size may vary based on maturity. Pricing is based on pot size.

- Please allow 7 days for all live goods deliveries.

Boxwood, Franklins Gem Boxwood

  • Delivery Available with Online Checkout
  • Not Available In-store at Colchester Mackey's
  • Available In-store at Willimantic Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Woodstock Mackey's

Slow-growing, fine textured rounded evergreen requires minimal maintenance but still tolerates shearing well for formal use. Said to be the one of the hardiest of all Boxwoods, 'Franklin's Gem' has bright green, glossy foliage, even in summer heat, that turns a rich olive color during the winter months. 

  • Rounded form
  • Slow growing
  • Great for low borders or foundation plantings
  • Plant in well-drained soils in sun or part shade
  • Deer resistant
  • Perfect in foundation plantings, borders, mixed plantings, or hedges

    Height: 2-3 Feet
    Spread: 3-4 Feet
    Zone: 5-8
    Exposure: Full Sun; Partial Sun

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