Buxus is a genus of about 70 species in the family Buxaceae. Common names include box or boxwood.
They are slow-growing evergreen shrubs and small trees.
Box is the ideal species for formal, low hedges or borders, as well as being a classic topiary plant.
Slow growing, expect up to 10cm per year.
Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, clay and chalk soils, planted in full sun to full shade and inland, coastal or exposed sites