Box (Buxus sempervirens) Readybag
£177.50 ex. VAT
Box (Buxus sempervirens hedge readybag) or Common Box is the classic low evergreen border edging. It adds a touch of class to any garden and can be kept trimmed tightly to maintain a formal shape. With care it will grow nearly anywhere and can even be grown in large containers.
Box (Buxus sempervirens hedge) Readybag
Box (Buxus sempervirens) readybag hedging or more commonly called Boxwood is a British native plant that provides an instant hedge for your landscaping project. It is an evergreen shrub that produces a luxuriant mass of small dark green leaves. Box will grow in most soil types unless they are very wet or exposed to cold winds, as well as thin chalky soils and is tolerant of shade. It is very slow in its growth rate and this makes it very easy to manage and suitable for forming a dense hedge as well as being able to be trimmed into smart geometric shapes. Box (Buxus sempervirens hedge) responds very well to being trimmed on a regular basis. If allowed to grow untrimmed, it can form a large bush or small tree that is wider than it is tall and can, over a long time, get to between 5 and 7 metres in height but more normally between 2 and 3 metres.
Box (Buxus sempervirens) readybag hedging, is the traditional hedge plant that is used in Knot Gardens, Parterres and Potager gardens. It has a universal appeal for border edging in large formal gardens, as well as in the smallest town garden as topiary and other shapes. Box is used as the framework for formal designs and of the plants used for this only the English Yew can match Box for its versatility.
For the best results, trim Box (Buxus sempervirens) readybag hedging with sharp hand shears and choose a day with a gentle breeze when it is dry. If planting alongside other plants, it is advisable to leave a small gap to allow air to circulate freely to maintain the plants health.
Box was given an Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1984.
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