Buxus sempervirens Buxus Sempervirens Ball 25cm+
Buxus sempervirens (Box) is the classic British native evergreen that has formed the backbone of formal planting schemes for centuries. Trained as a ball it makes a splendid formal feature plant for both modern and traditional planting schemes.
Plant in any well-drained soil in sun or shade. Likes lime, but grows successfully on acid or neutral soils provided they are well-drained. It can also be successfully grown in a container, in John Innes No 3 potting compost. Trim between June and September to maintain shape and size.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Buxus sempervirens|
|British nursery grown||N|
|Common name||Box ball|
|Plant type||Evergreen Shrubs|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||1.1m - 1.5m|
|Ultimate spread||1.1m - 1.5m|