Buxus sempervirens (Box) - 11cm Pot

Code: PL2023
Buxus sempervirens (Box) - 11cm Pot

This versatile evergreen shrub is perfect for low, formal hedges, borders and topiary. A dense plant with its small, round leaves it has been a key feature in British gardens for years and its popularity is aided by its ability to grow in almost all soils. Plants can easily be kept tidy and tightly clipped, making it perfect for ornamental gardening.

Features

Foliage Colour: Glossy Green

Flower Colour: Yellow, Insignificant

Comes in a: 11cm pot

Approx. Height x Spread on Arrival: 24cm x 12cm (9in x 5in)

Approx. Untrimmed Growth Height x Spread: 460cm x 300cm (15ft x 10ft)

Flowering Period: Summer

Uses: Topiary, Low Hedging

Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed

Growing Habit: Bushy

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Rate of Growth: Slow

Light Requirements: Partial Shade, Full Shade

Moisture: Well-drained

Soil Requirements: Any soil type

Planting: This adaptive box hedge will grow in almost all soils, and thrives best in partial shade. It can be planted from November to March, when the hedge is dormant. Ensure that the area where you are going to plant is clear and weed-free.

Caring and Maintenance: Keep moist, once established apply a general-purpose fertiliser. Trim in late Summer.

 

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