Common Box (Buxus sempervirens) is a well known and popular dark green small leaved slow growing hedging plant easily kept trimmed and or shaped as topiary, widely used for parterres. 


Buxus sempervirens

  • Availability: NOW
  • Size: 35cm 2 year old trough hedge
  • Delivery time: normally within 7-10 Days of availability 302362
  • 6-9£53.90 (£64.68 inc vat)
  • 10-19£51.37 (£61.64 inc vat)
  • 20-49£48.95 (£58.74 inc vat)
  • 50+£46.64 (£55.97 inc vat)
  Update Total
£323.40(£388.08 inc vat)

Supplied in ONE METRE LENGTHS for easy planting with free delivery!

Use for... edging of borders, topiary, parterres or formal tidy hedge.

Growth rate... slow 10-15cm per year.

Ideal hedge height... Common Box (Buxus sempervirens) is an adaptable hedging plant, ideal for any height from 30cm up to 5 metres.

Situation & soil... Common Box (Buxus sempervirens) is a hardy easy to grow plant that will thrive in most soils and tolerates shade. We recommend Rootgrow and Bonemeal when planting to get your new hedge off to a great start. 

Plant description... these are 30cm high one year old plants supplied in one metre length troughs. A typical trough may be seen in the photo above.

Planting distance... for an Instant Box (Buxus) hedge you require 1 trough per metre.

Planting season... these trough grown plants, where stocks are available, can be planted all year round.

Other species to consider... Dwarf Box (Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa') for a lower growing option, or if Box blight is a problem then Japenese Green Holly (Ilex crenata Green Hedge) is a worthy alternative.

Delivery information...larger plants are delivered on pallets free of charge on all orders over £250 (our minimum order requirement). This is normally a two to three day service and the pallet can be left on a driveway without a signature. Pallets are booked in giving the added advantage of knowing the delivery date in advance. Complete delivery information can be found on our delivery page.

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