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PlantFiles: Hybrid Boxwood
Buxus 'Green Gem'

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Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus (BUK-sus) (Info)
Cultivar: Green Gem

4 vendors have this plant for sale.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Buxus 'Green Gem' GREEN GEM BOXWOOD EG (z4) (Fra,Bon)
This slow growing, 2'x2' evergreen broadleaf shrub is mainly known for it's rounded shape and hardiness to winter. The dark glossy green color keeps well into winter. Pruning isn't needed.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Terre Haute, Indiana
Lancing, Tennessee



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