Buxus sempervirens

3 lt pot 40cm cone £29.99
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Buy Buxus sempervirens common box - cone: Ideal for a formal garden

    One of the photos on this page shows the plant with gift wrap. This is not included in the price,however you may add gift wrap (for an additional charge of £4.95)during the order process.

    • Position: partial shade
    • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
    • Rate of growth: slow-growing
    • Hardiness: fully hardy

      These evergreen box cones are ideal for a formal garden or courtyard. Best planted in fertile, well-drained soil in a partially shady site, they're perfect for punctuating the end of a dwarf hedge or for use in pairs for flanking a set of steps, a doorway or path.

      Box are happy growing in a sunny spot but the combination of dry soil and full sun may encourage poor growth and leaf scorching. If you have sandy soil it is best to keep them in a partially shady spot in the garden.

    • Garden care: Ensure that the soil or compost is never allowed to dry out. Trim plants grown as hedges or topiary in mid- or late summer. If you want to maintain a really precise outline, then you can clip it twice a year - once in June, and then again in August/September. Apply a top-dressing of a balanced slow-release fertiliser such as blood, fish and bone (organic) or Osmocote (inorganic) around the base of the plant in spring, making sure that none touches the leaves or stems.

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Feeding your potted Buxus

Whatever plant you’re growing in a container it will need feeding. A slow release fertiliser for foliage, such as pelleted Vitax Q4 which can be added to the surface of the compost is good. But box (Buxus sempervirens)is a voracious feeder and if you star

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