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BOX, COMMON
Buxus sempervirens

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height30ft (9m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height1-9ft (30-275cm)Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*4-6ins (10-15cm)Dry ShadeYes
Wet SitesNo
NativeYesCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenYesChalky SoilYes
 

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

BOX, COMMON (Buxus sempervirens)
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Mature Common Box hedge which has been allowed to grow to over 2m/7ft. Common Box can be kept as a low as 1ft/30cm.

Very dense small-leaved native evergreen, with dark green glossy, leathery leaves which give off an unusual sweet smell. Small tufty yellow flowers appear from late winter. Slow growing and shade tolerant. Box has traditionally been used for topiary work.
HEDGE Suitable for formal trimmed hedges. Trim August or September. For hedges 1-9ft (0.3-2.7m). Plant 9-15ins (23-38cm) apart.
TREE 10ft x 5ft (3m x 1.5m) in 20 years, ultimate height 30ft (9m).

Click here to check availabilityCalculate how many plants required for a length of hedge

 Price per plant for 
1+5+50+250+
 Tr 6-8ins
15-20cm
1.991.551.441.23
 Tr 8-12ins
20-30cm
2.391.891.741.51
 Tr 12-18ins
30-40cm
2.992.592.402.07
 Pg 6-8ins
15-20cm
2.392.251.981.80
 Pg 8-12ins
20-30cm
2.492.352.181.88
 Pg 2-3L 
2-3L Pot
9.997.00
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Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Pg = Pot grown.
 
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance9ins/23cm
apart
15ins/38cm
apart
No Plants  
TypeSizePricePrice
Tr  6-8ins
15-20cm
  
Tr   8-12ins
20-30cm
   
Tr   12-18ins
30-40cm
   
Pg   6-8ins
15-20cm
   
Pg   8-12ins
20-30cm
   

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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