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Buxus sempervirens 'Arborescens'

Common Name(s):
Tree boxwood
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

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

Height:
8-12 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves
Flower:
Non-showy flowers in spring
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Upright; conical to irregular form
Width:
8-10 ft.
Tags:
sun, shearing, screen, partial shade, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1436

Buxux-sempervirens Buxus sempervirens
Photo by Andreas Balzer, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0