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Buxus sempervirens | Pacific Nurseries

Buxus sempervirens

Common Name | Japanese Boxwood
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Shrub
Buxus sempervirens is an evergreen shrub or small tree that forms tufts of dense green growth. This hard-working plant is frequently used for edging and borders along pathways and around flower beds. It is also excellent for topiary and containers where periodic pruning can enhance the form. It performs best in well-drained and slightly acidic soils with regular water.

Buxus sempervirens

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | 4-6′ High
Growth | 4-6′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | NA
Light Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Rocky, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Deer Resistant | Low Maintenance | Easy Pruning
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Buxus sempervirens
Sizes Grown | 5 gal, 15 gal

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“Buxus sempervirens is a fantastic evergreen shrub that is very versatile as a privacy screen or hedge in the landscape. We use it frequently in a clipped, conical form to define a garden perimeter or to create a permeable barrier with a structured vertical rhythm.”
Michael A. Gonzalez | Michael A. Gonzalez Landscapes

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