Green Gem Boxwood

Green Gem Boxwood

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The Green Gem Boxwood is renowned for its dense and lush foliage. The glossy, emerald-green leaves provide a classic and elegant backdrop, creating a sense of depth and richness in any garden. The foliage maintains its vibrant color throughout the year, even in winter, making it a reliable year-round focal point that adds structure and visual interest to your outdoor space.

Beyond its attractive foliage, the Green Gem Boxwood showcases a compact and rounded growth habit. It typically reaches a height and spread of 2 to 3 feet (60 to 90 centimeters), making it an excellent choice for hedges, borders, and formal gardens. Its neat and tidy form requires minimal pruning, allowing you to enjoy its natural beauty with minimal effort.

The Green Gem Boxwood is a versatile and adaptable shrub, thriving in a variety of growing conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types, including clay and sandy soils. This boxwood variety is also known for its excellent disease resistance, making it a reliable and trouble-free addition to your garden.

Caring for the Green Gem Boxwood is relatively easy, as it is a hardy and low-maintenance shrub. Regular watering during dry periods and a layer of mulch around the base will help promote optimal growth and maintain its vibrant green color. Pruning can be done in early spring to maintain its desired shape and size.

Botanical Name: Buxus 'Green Gem'
Common Name: Green Gem Boxwood
Foliage: Green
Growing Zones: 5-9
Light Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Sun
Mature Size: 3-4' Tall x 3-4' Wide

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