30-40cm Bare-root Buxus Sempervirens “Box”


30-40cm Bare-root Buxus Sempervirens hedging plants



Buxus sempervirens commonly known as Box, is an evergreen Shrub growing to 5 m (16ft) by 5 m (16ft) at a slow rate.

It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in leaf all year, in flower from April to May, and the seeds ripen in September. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Bees, flies.

It is noted for attracting wildlife.

Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.

It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Available November until end of March; then available potted-on.