Buxus microphylla var. japonica &
Buxus microphylla var. japonica &
Buxus microphylla var. japonica &
Buxus microphylla var. japonica &
Buxus microphylla var. japonica &

Winter Gem Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Winter Gem'

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Winter Gem is a compact low-growing evergreen shrub Its lush small leaves are a bright, rich green that gains a gold-bronze hue in cold winters but is one of the first Boxwood to regain its green color in early spring.  Winter Gem Boxwood has a neat form that is good for formal hedges.  Prefers sunny to partial shade areas in well-drained soils.  A carefree plant that is drought tolerant once established.

To learn more about Winter Gem Boxwood read this blog post.




4’ - 6’ 


4’ - 6’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant, needs well-drained soil.  

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensFoundation Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: GayfeatherSpireaAzalea

IMAGES: Photo by David J. Stang, Buxus microphylla Winter Gem 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (2) Photo by David J. Stang, Buxus microphylla Winter Gem 2zzCC BY-SA 4.0, Photos by cultivar413, (3) 160722 175 Chi Bot Gdn Crescent Gdn, (4) 161019 026 Chi Bot Gdn Crescent Gdn, (5) Photoset by F. D. RichardsBuxus microphylla 'Winter Gem' (Boxwood) Photo by F.D.Richards, 2020, (2) Clinton Michigan Spring

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

All plants are shipped through UPS ground services.  

Estimated Shipping Time: Your order may ship immediately, however most orders ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on weekends) from date of purchase. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Katherine Felts
First Purchase. Will buy again!

Shrubs arrived quickly and were packaged securely. Boxwoods were a good size and very healthy. I planted them about a week ago and so far so good.