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Buxus sp., Boxwood
Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Winter Gem'

Buxus sp.

Family: Buxaceae
Origin: Japan
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The Boxwoods are profusely branched evergreen shrubs widely used in landscaping, especially for hedges and foundation plantings. The slower growth is repaid with a quality hedge that with proper care and conditions could last for generations.

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