Buxus microphylla var. koreana Winter Gem - Korean Boxwood Winter Gem

One of the best for winter hardiness!

Winter Gem is a particularly hardy boxwood which holds its dark green color well through the winter months. Densely branched, it's an excellent choice trimmed for a low hedge or foundation shrub.

Genus: 

Buxus
Buxus microphylla var. koreana Winter Gem

Common Name: 

Korean Boxwood Winter Gem

Flower Color: 

Fragrant, Inconspicuous

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Deer Resistant

Bloom Season: 

Mid-Spring

Plant Category: 

Evergreen Shrub
Shrub

Hardiness Zones: 

Zone 5

Foliage Color: 

Fresh Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Protect from strong winter sun and wind

Prune as needed to control size and shape

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Foundation Plantings
Hedge
Border
Formal Garden

Height: 

2-3'

Water Requirements: 

Requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather.

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained soil
Mulch with organic matter to protect shallow roots

Growth Habit: 

Mounding

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Please Note: The plant varieties listed on this website do not indicate current availability at Mahoney's Garden Centers. Plant varieties can vary from store to store and from week to week. If you are interested in purchasing a specific plant, we encourage you to call before making a a special trip to one of our garden centers.