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Box Hedging Plants

‘Common Box’, Buxus Sempervirens

Box or Buxus hedging plants are evergreen and a great candidate for a low hedge. Box hedging is widely used as an edging plant around flowerbeds and pathways creating formal spaces. The dense habit of Box makes it ideal for hedging or screening and allows for close clipping into formal shapes for topiary. Box is very hardy and can survive the harshest of winters. Buxus sempervirens has small, glossy, dark green leaves are up to 3cm long. Box responds well to clipping and large hedges are usually clipped no more than once during the growing season. If a box hedge becomes overgrown it can be cut to within a few inches of the ground from where it will rapidly sprout and develop into and orderly feature once more.  An excellent choice for a dense, low maintenance evergreen hedge. Great for low hedges.


Our Box Hedging Plants for sale

Please note: We have a minimum order value of £50.

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Box Hedging Plants 3L Pot

Buxus Sempervirens, 'Common Box'

  • Plants are 30-40cm in height
  • Recommended Planting Density 4 per metre
  • Evergreen, small leathery leaves, excellent for low hedges and topiary

£3.80  each
Volume Discounts
  • Listed price for between 5-29 plants.
  • £3.42 for 30-99 plants.
  • £3.04 for over 100 plants.

Box Hedging Growing Advice

  • Box Hedge Planting Distances – 3 – 5 plants per metre
  • Evergreen Shrub
  • Features: Great for topiary and close clipped low hedges
  • Likes full sun or partial shade
  • Soil preference: Any soil (except very dry or waterlogged)
  • Unsuitable for: Very exposed windy sites or Waterlogged soils
  • Average Growth rate: Slow – 10 – 15cm per annum (Sempervirens, Common Box)
  • Trimming: Spring and Summer
  • How to plant Box Hedging plants
  • Also consider – Ilex crenata hedging / Japanese Holly