English Box - Buxus Sempervirens

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The English box have small, evergreen leaves which are dark green and glossy. Box plants naturally have wonderfully compact and dense growth. English box is one of the most shade tolerant hedging shrubs there is; in fact, it prefers partial shade and will


A very popular ornamental plant in gardens, being particularly valued for topiary and hedges because of its tolerance of close shearing bearing small leaves, and scented foliage. Box plants are ideal for neat, formal edging, low hedges and topiary as the

Common Name: English Buxus, English Box Botanical Name: Buxus sempervirens Plant size: Approx 5 - 8cm Pot size: 50mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 2m wide. Maintenance: As your new hedge is reaching its desired height, you almost don't need to to trim it at all. English Box is a slow growing plant and naturally very bushy, so really be sparing with the shears or you will be in for a long wait! Just nipping off the very t Planting: Space about 3 per meter to create a classic style hedge
The English box requires a well drained soil

Climate Zone

  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Non Flowering

Garden Style

  • Chinese garden
  • Formal Garden

Growth Rate

  • Moderate

Hedging

  • Formal Hedge
  • Low Hedge

Plant Spacing

  • 30 - 50cm

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Small Shrubs

Position

  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Edge planting
  • Retaining walls
  • Topairy


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