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Buxus 'Green Gem'/Green Gem Boxwood


Foliage

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Scientific Name: Buxus 'Green Gem'
Common Name: Green Gem Boxwood
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: Needs little pruning. Excellent boxwood for the Lower South where winter temperatures are moderate. Grows best in a fertile, well drained soil. Mulch plants in the summer months because of the shallow root system.