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PlantFiles: Korean Boxwood
Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wintergreen'

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Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus (BUK-sus) (Info)
Species: sinica var. insularis
Cultivar: Wintergreen

Synonym:Buxus microphylla var. koreana

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Aromatic
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive DATURA12 On Jan 27, 2009, DATURA12 from Fort Worth, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Fertilize before new growth begins. Withstands heavy pruining, good for topiary work. Growth rate medium.

Regional...

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

Jacksonville, Florida
Cary, North Carolina
Jamestown, North Carolina
Wendell, North Carolina



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