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Plant Details

Buxus sempervirens Std.

Common Boxwood or English Boxwood
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Maximum 7 feet
Width: Maximum 6 feet
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Great Plant Picks - Common boxwood is an elegant shrub that has been used in gardens for centuries. With handsome, glossy, dark evergreen leaves and a tough and resilient constitution this shrub is tolerant of full sun to full shade and adaptable to most garden soils. Often shaped into hedges and topiaries, it is also attractive in its natural form as a billowy oval mound. Boxwood will grow well in full sun to deep shade in well-drained soil. Once established it is moderately drought tolerant, but appreciates occasional watering. It will tolerate sandy and clay soils with regular summer watering and protection from hot afternoon sun. Boxwood has long been cultivated for its superior performance as a hedge or screen. Heavy shearing can be done in mid to late winter with lighter shaping in late spring to midsummer. Tightly sheared formal hedges need trimming once a month from May to August.

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3 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

Listing Key

Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
AF Nursery LLC Woodburn, OR Email now 503-871-1250 Container: 1
Kraxberger Farms Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-849-7322
Sobella Nursery Damascus, OR Email now 503-454-0789 BB: X