Buxus sempervirens 'English Box' 40mm TUBESTOCK - Non Native
Very dense small-leaved evergreen, with dark green glossy, leathery leaves which give off an unusual sweet smell. Slow growing but will if left un-clipped, form a large shrub. It is also shade tolerant. Box has traditionally been used for topiary and formal hedging work. Will grow in most soils. Plant at a rate of five plants per metre. To help you box hedge get away to a good start incorporate compost. Mulch around the sapling leaving a good couple of cm around the steam clear to ensure good air circulation.