Box (Buxus sempervirens) is a true classic and features in many formal gardens. Our Box hedging plants give evergreen structure to any garden,
Box hedge plants are slow growing and easy to maintain.
A Box hedge should be trimmed once a year, traditionally in June after which it will put on fresh lime green foliage.
Box will grow in most soils except in waterlogged conditions and will benefit from a high nitrogen feed once or twice a year in the spring and early summer. To create a dense Box hedge the Box should be planted at a rate of six plants per metre in a double staggered row.
- Full sun/partial shade
- Any good soil not dry or waterlogged
- Growth rate 10-15cms/year
The Box species typically grows on soils derived from chalk, limestone. Box Hill, Surrey is named after its impressive box plants, it is the largest area of native box woodland in England.
Our stocks of Box hedge plants are continually changing so please contact us for sizes and plants not listed here.