Buxus sempervirens

English Box


  • Small dark green leaves.
  • Trims well to form a tight low hedge or border.
  • Lime green new foliage which darkens as it matures.


  • Ideal to use as a border providing structure.
  • Can be grown in containers.
  • Shaped into topiaries.
  • Great in all sized gardens.

Growing Conditions

  • Full sun to partial shade.
  • Very wind and frost hardy.
  • Grows in most soil conditions except very wet or dry.
  • Moderately coastal hardy.


Height Width
5 year old tree 0.5m 0.3m
10 year old tree 1.0m 0.5m
Country of Origin:  Europe

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