There are several different varieties of Buxus to suit your planting preferences. They are perfect for evergreen hedging, topiary, borders and general garden planting. The Buxus Microphylla looks excellent with pots and containers. Most variants of Buxus can easily tolerate a wide range of soil and conditions.
The Buxus Microphylla is best grown in well drained loams in either full sun or, part shade. The plant has leathery foliage which changes to yellow-green or brownish during fall and winter. Used in landscape design as low hedge plants, foundation plants or, mass plantings.
It can grow 1-5 metres tall with the bole up to 15 cm in diameter. Although smaller in size, the wood is sometimes used for carving, engraving etc. The plant is mostly grown as an ornamental which can be also used as a hedge. They are known to grow slowly and very tolerant to pruning.
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