Buxus sempervirens 'Elegantissima'
Common Box; Boxwood 

Buxus sempervirens 'Elegantissima'
Common name

Common Box; Boxwood

Group

Shrubs

Family

Buxaceae

Description

Common Box;Boxwood. Dense; rounded shrub with glossy; white margined; dark green narrow leaves ; which are notched at the tips. Max Height 1.5m. Max Spread 1.5m. 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
1.5m
Ultimate spread
1.5m

Colour

Flowers
Pink in July; August
Foliage
Green; White - 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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Regular 2 litre 20-30 cm --- £4.27 £ 176