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Buxus sempervirens Suffruticosa

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Wantirna
C3, Specials
B6
B13
C3, Specials
A12
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Wantirna
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 47
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.83 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.31 inc GST
B6
Size: 17cm
Available: 88
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.40 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.24 inc GST
B13
Size: 20cm
Available: 99
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.60 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.86 inc GST
C3, Specials
Size: 20cm
Available: 24
$/Unit (EX GST): $9.76 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $10.74 inc GST
A12
Size: 25cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $23.31 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $25.64 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Buxus sempervirens Suffruticosa Dutch Box, Dutch Boxwood,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded

Description:
A widely used, slow growing, evergreen dwarf Buxus which naturally forms a dense,compact round shape. Leaves tend to be lighter in colour and rounder in shape than the more common English Box. Best suited to tight miniature hedges, edging, patio plants or topiaries. Height: 0.3 – 0.75m Width: 0.3 – 0.75m

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Scale, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: Shade tolerant, but best in fertile free draining soils and full sun. For hedging plant 4-6 plants per metre. Buxus can tolerate a range of soils, but the soil must be free draining. If hedging, the soil must be well dug and heavily enriched with organic matter to ensure the plants thrive. Buxus like a PH of 6.5 to 7.5 PH. They don't like acidic soil. ASPECT: Best in full sun, but will grow in partial shade. PRUNING: Pruning and shaping may need to be done several times during the growing season (spring/summer). WATER REQUIREMENTS: Water regularly after planting until established. Be careful not to overwater, as Buxus do not like too much water, or soggy soil. FEEDING: Feed in Autumn/Spring with a complete fertiliser. Use a Dolomite Lime to neutralise the soil, as Buxus do not like acidic soils. We recommend Richgro's Dolomite Lime.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Buxaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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