Green Gem Boxwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 2'Mature Width - 2'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Ivory flowers fragrant but not showy. In axillary or terminal clusters, March-AprilFruit - 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 soilNative 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.Plants of this taxon:
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.