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Buxus microphylla is an evergreen, slow growing, dense shrub with tiny, green leaves that turn bronze coloured in the winter. In late spring it has inconspicuous, yellowish, fragrant flowers.As an informal hedge, box requires little pruning. Be guided by the natural habit of this plant. Keep plants to the desired size by pruning back long shoots. Hedging plants and topiary can be cut back hard when young to encourage bushy growth.Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. If using for topiary or hedging, plant young plants just below the nursery soil mark to encourage growth from the base.Foliage: EvergreenHeight: 0.9 metres in 20-50 yearsSpread: 1.5 metresThe pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of saleOrganically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste)

Buxus microphylla small leaf box low hedges/shapes

SKU: BP202400187
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