Buxus x 'Green Gem'

Green Gem Boxwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 2'
Mature Width - 2'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Ivory flowers fragrant but not showy. In axillary or terminal clusters, March-April
Fruit - 3 celled capsule, seeds shining black.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen.
Bark -
Other Features - Retains dark green color in winter. Described as a perfect round ball.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants balled/ burlapped or container, roots easily. Cool, moist, well drained soil
Native Habitat - Japan, introduced 1860. Zones 4-9 Introduced in Oakville, Ontario, Canada 1966. A hybrid of var. insularis and B. sempervirens.
Diseases and Insects - Canker, blight, leaf spots, root rot, sunscald and boxwood mite.
Strength -
Weakness - dark green color in winter. Described as a perfect round ball.

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Boxwood.
- Other plants of the family Buxaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Buxus.
- Other plants of the species Buxus x.