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Boxwood, Wintergreen

Buxus sinica var. insularis (Boxwood, Wintergreen)

Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Wintergreen'

Wintergreen Boxwood is an evergreen shrub growing to 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide. Its leaves are small, light green turning bronze in the fall and winter. The plant has multiple uses, including hedges, formal knot gardens, foundation plantings, and edging. This has proven to be a slow grower in the nursery.

Evergreen
Slow growing
Many uses
Good cold hardiness

Height

3-4 Feet

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Spread

3-4 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 6 to 9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Edging
Evergreen
Mass Planting
Border
Container
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
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