Buxus sempervirens Ball
Box - 50 cm
Buxus sempervirens Ball (box) is a classic evergreen topiary feature that has been used for centuries in formal planting schemes. Ready-shaped, they are superb in modern or traditional settings and can also be successfully grown in a container, in John Innes No 3 potting compost.
A small hardy evergreen shrub. Plant in any well-drained soil in sun, partial or full shade. Likes lime, but grows successfully in acid or neutral soils provided they are well-drained. Trim between June and September to maintain shape and size.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Buxus sempervirens|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Plant type||Evergreen Shrubs|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||5 - 10 years|
|Ultimate height||1.1m - 1.5m|
|Ultimate spread||1.1m - 1.5m|