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Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Gem' /Korean Littleleaf Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Gem'   / Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Gem'
A boxwood that holds up well in the winter
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A boxwood that holds up well in the winter

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Scientific Name: Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Gem'
Common Name: Korean Littleleaf Boxwood
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: Retains good green color in winter and is widely used in the deep South. Takes pruning quite well. A popular choice for low hedges and designing strong geometric pattern in the garden. Boxwood grow best in a fertile, well drained soil.