Box - Buxus Sempervirens - Hedging Plants
- Box is a good coastal area hedging plant - tolerating those salt conditions.
- Box hedging provides a dense evergreen hedge and has been used for many years in gardens in the UK.
- Supplied 15-20 (6-8in)cm tall, bushy, Bareroot
- Price Includes VAT
Box plants are perfect for seaside gardens as they are, low growing and easy to maintain and can tolerate the salt, windy conditions by the sea. Box is a good evergreen shrub that is so easy to maintain it just cannot be missed. Buxus has been used for many years for formal hedging, and as topiary plants. Buxus sempervirens is slow growing, about 6 inches per year, but it makes one of the more perfect plants for hedging.
Where to Plant
Plant full sun to shade, tolerates most soil types, but should be well draining. Plant box about 3-4 per metre for single row hedge, or 5-7 for double staggered row, morre dense hedge plant.