Cranberry Creek Boxwood (Buxus x ‘Cranberry Creek’)

Cranberry Creek Boxwood

The Cranberry Creek Boxwood (Buxus x ‘Cranberry Creek’) is a popular evergreen amongst gardeners and landscapers.

They’re easy to sheer and are extremely versatile! They’re most commonly seen in a pyramid form.

Planting and Application:

This popular evergreen will look amazing in your yard! There’s so much to love!

  • This broadleaf grows anywhere from 2-3 feet in height and width. This is a great size for borders or foundation covering!
  • Known for being extremely deer resistant, this is one tough evergreen! It is one of the most deer resistant evergreens to exist.
  • Plant this boxwood plant in a container or in the ground! They won’t mind either way!
  • They look great as an accent on porches or as a foundation covering plant. The bright green color illuminates life in any yard.
  • This boxwood is always green and full, and in the summer you can expect little, lighter green blooms.
  • The Cranberry Creek Boxwood thrives in zones 5-8. Need to find your hardiness zone? Use our map to locate yours!

Tips for Care:

Don’t fret! Caring for this boxwood is easier than you’d think!

  • Provide your Cranberry Boxwood with a full sun or part shade location. They work well in either!
  • Well drained soils are the best option for this boxwood shrub. This makes sure the soil doesn’t pack with moisture and drown the roots of this evergreen.
  • People are curious on when to trim boxwoods. Easy! Trim after the first flush of growth in the late spring to keep that formal look.
  • This grows naturally in a pyramidal form, but always looks cleaner with as little sheering. If left untrimmed, it has a classic freeform upright growth!

Cranberry Creek Boxwood (Buxus x ‘Cranberry Creek’) Details

Common name Cranberry Creek Boxwood
Botanical name Buxus x 'Cranberry Creek'
Plant type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 2 - 3 ft.
Width 2 - 3 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained Soil
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time After Flowering
Flower color Green