Korean Box - Buxus Microphylla Microphylla

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Slow growing dwarf, evergreen shrub with dense, glossy, dark green foliage and a slightly weeping habit.


This formal or tightly informal shrub grows very well in shady conditions and commonly used as a hedge, foundation planting or border planting in smaller areas. They can also be used for formal gardens, topiary gardens or English gardens as they respond v

Common Name: Korean Buxus, Korean Box or Korean Boxwood Botanical Name: Buxus microphylla var. microphylla Plant size: 5cm Pot size: 50mm Max growth: Grows to about 50cm high and 50cm wide Maintenance: Will maintain a dense, formal appearance even without pruning and is highly adaptable to average to poor soils, soils of various pH, drought and heat. Planting: For best performance plant in moist, well-drained, rich soils with a cool root zone in partial shade


Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Temperate

Flowers

  • Non Flowering

Garden Style

  • Chinese garden
  • Formal Garden

Growth Rate

  • Slow

Hedging

  • Border Hedge
  • Low Hedge

Plant Spacing

  • 20 - 30cm

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Small Shrubs

Position

  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Edge planting
  • Green walls
  • Retaining walls
  • Topairy


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