Japanese Boxwood 'Winter Gem'
Buxus are grown for their small, neat, leathery leaves and dense long-lived growth habits. 'Winter Gem' is among the hardiest of the boxwoods. This densely branched evergreen shrub is perfect for small hedges and retains its dark green velvety foliage color in winter.
Buxus microphylla japonica 'Winter Gem'
Leaf texture : Velvety, leathery
Leaf shape : Oval
Leaf color : Dark green
Flower notes :Insignificant.
Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen
Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.
Average size maturity height : 4-6 ft
Growth rate : Moderate
USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)
Sunset zone : 3b-24
Water requirements : Regular
Light exposure : Sun
Attractive bark :Yes