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Wintergreen Boxwood Shrubs

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Wintergreen Boxwood Shrubs Cropped
  • Zones 5 - 8
  • Height 2 - 4 Feet
  • Spread 3 to 5 Feet
  • Partial Sun to Full Sun

The Wintergreen Boxwood, Buxus sinica var. Insularis ‘Wintergreen’, is a cold tolerant, slow growing broadleaf evergreen can be planted singly or in containers as an accent. When planted three feet apart, center to center, this outstanding performer creates a hedge that can be shaped as desired. New growth emerges bright green and hardens off to a darker green.

Wintergreen Boxwood Care

Boxwoods can be pruned anytime to keep desirable shape and size. Water regularly until established.

Wintergreen Boxwood Spacing

Plant 1.5 to to 2.5 feet from center to center when establishing a hedge. When planting in the shrub border or as a foundation planting, plant 6 to 7 feet apart, center to center.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Time of Order:

Winter to Early Spring

  • Is it warm enough to plant in the customer’s growing zone?
  • What areas does the plant has to travel through from our nursery to your home?
  • Is the plant at the nursery ready to ship.
    • The plants from the South will naturally be ready sooner than the plants from the North (If you have questions or concerns about when a plant will ship please email us at [email protected])


  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Fall into Winter

  • We’ll ship all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!


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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

5 Reviews - Wintergreen Boxwood Shrubs Hide Reviews Show Reviews

  • 5
    replacing my old shrubs

    Posted by Sally on Nov 8th 2018

    I pruned my old shrubs too far down and it was very ugly, so I just had the landscapers rip them out. Planted these in their place. it will probably be a while before these are large enough for a hedge unfortunately.

  • 5
    color year round

    Posted by Alison on Nov 2nd 2018

    I planted these in a few planters in my entryway to my driveway. That way it looks nice year round and I have something that is hardy during the winter. So far these have been really easy to care for and look super healthy.

  • 3

    Posted by Steve S. on Feb 28th 2018

    Bought these in January, and they still have not came in the mail. I emailed them and they mentioned that these won't ship until spring. I wish I would have known that. I'll change my review once these arrive.

  • 5

    Posted by Tom on Oct 7th 2017

    Happy with my purchase.

  • 4

    Posted by Gardner on Oct 5th 2017

    bought these to make a hedge. it will take a few years to grow big enough, but they are all healthy at least.