Box Hedging

Buxus sempervirens – Common Box

Buxus sempervirens – Common Box

Buxus sempervirens ‘Elegans’

Buxus Sempervirens Shapes


Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Type
Buxus sempervirens Common Box 15-20cm 1.40 RB
30-40cm 2.90 RB
12-15cm 1.75 P9
15-20cm 2.50 P11
20-25cm 3.50 P14
Buxus sempervirens ‘Elegans’ 12-15cm 1.75 P9
15-20cm 3.80 P13

Key: Type – P9 = Container Size | RB = Root Ball

Details / How to grow

This has long been a favourite among gardeners. Its compact, dense structure which is easily trimmed and shaped makes it ideal for a small hedge.

Family – Buxaceae

Genus – Buxus can be evergreen shrubs or small trees, with simple, leathery, opposite leaves and clusters of small, pale yellow flowers followed by pale green to brown fruits.

Details – Sempervirens is a large, slow-growing evergreen shrub to 5m or more, compact in habit, with small, glossy oval or oblong leaves, and small, yellowish flowers in the leaf axils.

Cultivation -Grows best in well-drained soil in partial shade; can be scorched by sun and strong winds. Susceptible to a number of box problems

Propagation – Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types – Drought Resistant Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Banks and Slopes Ground Cover Garden Edging Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants

Buxus Sempervirens Shapes

Balls, Cones and Spirals also available. Please see topiary page on website for prices.


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