Buxus sempervirens
Common Box; Boxwood 

Buxus sempervirens
Common name

Common Box; Boxwood

Group

Shrubs

Family

Buxaceae

Description

Common Box;Boxwood. Bushy; rounded shrub or small tree with glossy; dark green leaves; which are notched at the tips. Max Height 5m. Max Spread 5m. Partial Shade. Hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Slow
Ultimate height
5m
Ultimate spread
5m

Colour

Flowers
Pink in July; August
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
Blue; Black in June
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Most types
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Grafting
Usage
Hedging; Topiary
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie; Feed
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Rusts; Honey fungus

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Trolley
Regular 2 litre 30-40 cm --- £4.08 £ 22
Regular 5 litre 40-60 cm --- £10.01 £ 288
Regular 7.5 litre 40-60 cm --- £15.69 £ 106
Regular 10 litre 30-40 cm --- £18.93 £ 7
Regular 10 litre 40-60 cm --- £18.93 £ 12
Regular 25 litre 80-100 cm --- £42.18 £ 1
Single Ball 90 litre 100-125 cm 100-125 cm £378.53 £ 2
Single Ball CG 30-40 cm 30-40 cm £24.93 £ 33
Single Ball CG 40-45 cm 40-45 cm £52.99 £ 46
Single Ball CG 50-60 cm 50-60 cm £67.05 £ 29
Cone CG 80-100 cm --- £52.99 £ 1
Dome Rootballed 80 cm --- £210.74 £ 4