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.
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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