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Tree Boxwood Buxus sempervirens 'Arborescens'

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Description

Good screen for large areas; responds well to shearing; more open habit permits training to a tree .  Moderate growth rate.

Compare this species to: Buxus microphylla var. japonica

Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#partial shade#shearing#screens
Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#partial shade#shearing#screens
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Buxus
    Species:
    sempervirens
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 8 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Non-showy
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green leaves, lustrous
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No