What do boxwoods look like in winter?
As popular and lovely as they may be, most boxwood shrubs have a habit of having their shiny green foliage turn to a shade of bronze and even brown, during harsh winter months. This of course depends upon both the general region the shrub may have been planted in, in addition to its specific location.
Which boxwood is best in the winter?
Some boxwoods that are prized for retaining their green color throughout most winters are ‘Wintergreen’, ‘Green Velvet’, ‘Green Mountain’, and ‘Glencoe’.
Do boxwoods do well in winter?
Boxwoods suffer badly in winter because they’re native to areas where winters are very mild. This means that having them in your landscape may require a great deal more effort to keep them looking good. Winter burn is a common problem of boxwoods.