(Balearic Box) An unusual evergreen shrub native to the Balearic Islands and Spain, Buxus balearica has glossy, dark green leaves which are aromatic when wet or damp.
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(Balearic Box) An unusual evergreen shrub native to the Balearic Islands and Spain, Buxus balearica has glossy, dark green leaves which are aromatic when wet or damp. In spring, very small white flowers appear on the branches. A reliable foliage plant which can be pruned back to form topiary, a small hedge or left to grow as a standalone specimen shrub as desired.
Supplied Size: 3L pots
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Any moist, fertile soil. This plant is very tolerant of soil pH and will grow in very alkaline soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: April - May.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Medium sized, rounded shrub.
- Height: 3 m (10 ft)
- Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
- Pruning: Buxus balearica can be pruned hard and regularly if required.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Evergreen, To grow in a pot