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Box Hedging

Buxus sempervirens

Hardy Shrub

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A popular evergreen shrub

Easy to grow and perfect for creating topiary, hedges and low border edges

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A popular evergreen shrub, Buxus sempervirens is easy to grow and perfect for creating topiary, hedges and low border edges. The small, glossy green leaves are densely arranged and respond well to regular clipping for a neat finish. Grow this versatile shrub as a box hedge or prune it to create formal shapes, both for containers on the patio and borders. Box plants also cope well with tricky shady positions in the garden. Your plant will arrive as a sturdy young plant in a 9cm pot, ready for you to grow on and train to your desired shape. Height and spread: Up to 3m (9') if left unpruned.

Height Up to 300cm (119in)
Spread Up to 300cm (118in)

Hardy Shrub

hedgeslow maintenance gardenpatiowildlife gardenscottage gardens

sun or semi shade


2 x 9cm Potted Plants (T59250P)
5 x 9cm Potted Plants (KA6981)
25 x 9cm Potted Plants (KC2022)
10 x 9cm Potted Plants (KC2021)
1 x 9cm Potted Plant (57623)
3 box plants in 9cm pots (V64405PA)

Box plants are easy to grow on any fertile, moist, well drained garden soil in sun or semi-shade. On dry soils, Box plants will prefer a position in part shade. Improve poor soils prior to planting by digging in plenty of well rotted manure. Alternatively, grow Buxus sempervirens in containers of soil based compost such as John Innes No.3
Feed and water Box plants regularly while they become established. Although relatively low maintenance, Buxus will need pruning each year in mid summer to maintain a well shaped plant. This is best carried out on an overcast day to avoid sun scorch.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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