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Box BallBuxus sempervirensCommon Box

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

FROM £24.99

Ideal for adding a welcoming touch to doorways and entrances

Evergreen foliage for year round structrure

Perfect for containers

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 300cm (118in)
Spread Up to 300cm (118in)

Hardy Shrub

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sun or semi shade

Flowering Months

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Add some style to doorways, gates and paths! A pair of carefully positioned Box balls are the perfect way to create an elegant entranceway. These neatly clipped evergreen shrubs make a great feature planted in terracotta pots, adding formality, structure and year round interest to your garden. Buxus sempervirens is well known for its neatly clipped appearance and slow growth rate which makes it conveniently low maintenance. Supplied as 35cm (14") diameter ball. Grows up to 3m (9’) if left unpruned.

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

1 x 30cm potted ball shaped Buxus plant (47077)
2 x 30cm potted ball shaped Buxus plants (KB4924)
1 x 26cm potted ball shaped Buxus plant and 1 x Biscotti pot (KB4925)
2 x 26cm potted ball shaped Buxus plants and 2 x Biscotti pots (KB4926)
1 x 26cm potted ball shaped Buxus plant and 1 x Whisky Barrel Planter (KB6542)
2 x 26cm potted ball shaped Buxus plant and 2 x Whisky Barrel Planters (KB6543)

How to Grow
Grow Box plants in any fertile, moist, well drained garden soil, or plant in containers of soil based compost such as John Innes No.3. Choose a position in sun or semi shade. On dry soils, Buxus sempervirens will prefer a semi shaded position. Improve poor, dry soils by incorporating plenty of well rotted manure prior to planting.
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Water Box plants well until fully established. Box plants are relatively low maintenance but will require trimming once a year in mid Summer to maintain a neat shape. Choose an overcast day to avoid sun scorch. Feed and mulch Buxus sempervirens plants after pruning to promote healthy new growth.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.


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