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Japanese Boxwood 'Winter Gem'

Buxus microphylla japonica 'Winter Gem'
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Evergreen shrub with small, glossy, medium green leaves that turn bronze-green in winter. Use as hedge, border, mass planting, topiary and in containers. 


  • Landscape Size: 4'-6' tall, 4'-6' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Cold Hardy, Easy Care, Year-Round Interest

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

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Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Performs best with regular fertilization and pruning. 



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