Where can I use Box hedging in the garden?
Buxus hedging commonly know as Box hedging, can be used for a variety of applications in the garden from edging driveways and flower beds, to more creative ideas such as knot gardens to create a focal point in the garden. They can also be be used on there own to make individual topiary/specimen pieces within the garden.
They can be clipped to give a formal shape look which many people favour as it is a good dense plant which if shown a bit of creativity can be clipped into waves or such like to make them a bit different to the normality of square edges.
So what is Box hedging like?
Buxus can be evergreen shrubs or small trees, with simple, leathery, opposite leaves and clusters of small, pale yellow flowers followed by pale green to brown fruits.
Buxus sempervirens is a large, slow-growing evergreen shrub which can grow up to 5m or more, compact in habit, with small, glossy oval or oblong leaves, and small, yellowish flowers in the leaf axles.
|Latin Name||Buxus sempervirens|
|Common Name||Box or Common Box|
|Availability||In Stock in wire root balled, root balled or containers|
|Size||30cm – 1.5m high|
|Growth Speed||Slow growing|
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