Hybrid Boxwood
Buxus 'Green Gem'

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

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Glastonbury, Connecticut

Terre Haute, Indiana

Perry, Ohio

Lancing, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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.