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
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.