Buxus Microphylla
Buxus Microphylla Japonica - Japanese Box
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Bring evergreen foliage into your garden with the Japanese Box. This hardy shrub has a compact growth habit and produces glossy, dark green, oval foliage that makes it ideal for low garden borders, hedging and topiary. Choose a sunny to partly shaded position with plenty of rich, well drained soil to watch this plant thrive.

Size — 190mm
Growth Width — 1.5m
Growth Height — 2m
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

To create a great hedge, plant Buxus approx 15-30cm apart and approx 15cm apart for the dwarf variety. Use premium potting mix when planting in containers.

Watering needs

Water this plant regularly after planting, until it is established. Make sure that you do not overwater, as this shrub does not like too much water, or soggy soil.

Pruning Advice

Prune and shape this plant several times during the growing season, in Spring and Summer.