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Buxus microphylla japonica

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Wantirna
C3, Specials
C11
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Wantirna
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 24
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.64 inc GST
C11
Size: 20cm
Available: 39
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.12 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.53 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Buxus microphylla japonica Japanese Box, Japanese Boxwood, Littleleaf Box,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Buxus microphylla japonica, commonly known as Japanese boxwood, is a compact evergreen shrub that is native to Japan. It features small, glossy, dark green leaves and has a dense, rounded form. Japanese boxwood is highly valued for its versatility and is often used in formal gardens, hedges, borders, and topiary designs. It thrives in well-drained soil and prefers partial shade to full sun exposure. With its attractive foliage and manageable size, Buxus microphylla japonica is a popular choice for adding structure and elegance to garden landscapes. Popular is Japanese themed designs. A very hardy Buxus, faster growing and ideal for warmer climates, as it tolerates heat better than other varieties. Grows approx. 60-90cm H x W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Scale, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Buxaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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