Japanese Box Hedge x 5 Plants Buxus microphylla japonica Garden Pot Balcony Patio Topiary Bonsai etc
The plants you will receive are in individual 40 by 80mm or 50 by 70mm pots. Each plant will have multiple branches, be 8 to 14cm tall, will have established roots and will be ready to plant into your garden
5 x Japanese Box
Buxus microphylla japonica
Japanese box are our most heat tolerant Buxus (box) Boxwood variety.
This variety will handle the heat we get in the warmer parts of Australia as well as the cold we get in places such as Canberra Bright, Snowy Mountains, etc.
Clips, prunes, shapes and hedges well Japanese box is a hardy, compact shrub
Faster growing than English box.
Mature Plant Size: 1.2m H x 70cm W.
Growth Speed: Up to 70cm hedge in 3 yrs.
Can be maintained as a hedge from 20cm high onwards.
Preferred Aspect: Full sun to light shade
Foliage: Oval, dark to light lime green, with winter often seeing a dispersal of reds, orange, yellows and browns.
Flowers: The aromatic scent of the small white flowers is another attractive feature of this variety.
Hedge Planting Distance depends on how high you want your hedge.
I work by the hedging rule of planting them 20% closer than the final height of your hedge. EG: For a 50cm tall hedge you would plant them 40cm apart. For a 100cm tall hedge you would plant them 80cm apart. For over 1 metre tall hedges plant them 1 metre apart
Uses: This plant is versatile, being widely used as garden hedges, pruned into decorative shapes (topiary), in large tubs or bonsai, as standards, or formal and informal plantings.
Full sun to part shade.
Frost tolerant to at least minus 12 c
Its lighter green accents are often utilised amongst the darker colours of a garden.
Plant pick-up also available
By appointment only
From Croydon Victoria
Please contact us to organise a time that suits.
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Not for Tasmania, Northern Territory or Western Australia.
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