Japanese Box - Buxus Microphylla Japonica - 140mm pot

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Hardy compact evergreen shrub with glossy lime green new growth aging to mid green. Toleratant of short periods of drought, moderate frost, pollution, second line salt, light shade and wind.

A good garden border to protect more vulnerable plants. A reliable garden plant for low clipped garden borders/hedges/toparies. Ideal for formal gardens and parterres.

Common Name: Japanese Box Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla var japonica Plant size: 20cm Pot size: 140mm Max growth: Grows to about 1 - 3m high and 1 - 3m wide Maintenance: Regular tip pruning to maintain formal shape and encourage dense growth Planting: Plant 25 - 35cm apart to form a dense hedge

Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical


  • Non Flowering

Garden Style

  • Chinese garden
  • Formal Garden

Growth Rate

  • Moderate


  • Border Hedge
  • Formal Hedge
  • Low Hedge

Plant Spacing

  • 20 - 30cm

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Small Shrubs


  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade


  • Container Plants
  • Edge planting
  • Retaining walls
  • Topairy

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