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Buxus microphylla
Buxus microphylla - Japanese box
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Bring evergreen foliage into your garden with the Japanese Box. It is a hardy shrub with glossy, dark green, oval foliage and a compact growth habit that makes it ideal for garden borders, hedging and topiary.

Growth Width — 1.5m
Growth Height — 1m
Frost Tolerant
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

This plant prefers full sun to part shade with enriched, humus rich soils. Mulch around plants to reduce water evaporation and maintain moisture.

Watering needs

This plant requires minimal water once established. Moist, well drained soils are preferable as the leaves may turn brown if allowed to dry out.

Pruning Advice

Clip regularly for hedging and shaping.