Buxus 20/25cm (1.3L Pot)
Botanical name: Buxus sempervirens
Other names: Box, Boxwood, Common box
Variety Description: Boxwood - (Box-Buxus Sempervirens) is a large, but slow-growing evergreen shrub. The small, glossy oval leaves form a dense mass, with inconspicuous, yellowish flowers in late spring.
Spread: 8m Max
Height: 8m Max (20-50 years to reach full maturity)
Uses: Hedging, banks and Slopes, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Garden edging and topiary
Plant in partial or full shade during the spring or autumn in moist but well-drained soil.
For hedging plant 3-4 x 1.3L plants per metre.
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam.
Will tolerate most soil.
Ideal Light: Partial Shade, Full Shade.
Hardiness: -10 degrees Celsius
Pruning: As an informal hedge, box requires little pruning. Be guided by the natural habit of this plant. Keep plants to the desired size by pruning back long shoots. Hedging plants and topiary can be cut back hard when young to encourage bushy growth.