Scientific Name: Buxus sinica var. insularis 'Winter Gem'Form: Round, Mounded
Common Name:Korean littleleaf boxwood, winter gem boxwoodTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:BuxaceaeHabit: Dense, Upright, Open
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Lustrous, Glabrous, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Green-yellow, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Green, Brown, Jul- Jun
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Perennial border, Hedge row
Key ID Features:Slow growing dense, compact, mounded boxwood that usually kept <80 cm tall and broad; leaves opposite, obovate, apex rounded or notched, bright green, up to 2 cm long.