Scientific Name: Buxus microphylla
Type: Small shrub to medium shrub.
Full Grown Size: 1 to 6 feet tall
Lifespan: 20-30 years
Soil condition: Tolerate a variety of soils, whether acidic or alkaline. The one essential soil requirement for a healthy boxwood is good drainage.
Light Requirements: Sun, partial sun
Water requirements: One or two times per week.
USDA Zones: Hardiness Zones 5 through 8.