Best grown in evenly moist, well-drained loams (sand-clay mixture) in full sun to part shade. Plants thrive in part shade locations, including open sun-dappled conditions or light shade with several hours of morning sun or early afternoon sun.
There are several varieties of Buxus to suit your planting requirements. Perfect for formal evergreen hedging, borders, topiary, screening, and general garden planting.Excellent for pots and containers. Most Buxus varieties are tolerant of a wide range of soil types and conditions.
Common name(s): Buxus Microphylla Japonica, Japanese boxwood
Buxus microphylla japonica is perhaps the most popular shrub for low hedging. More often than not, they are planted side by side to create a formal garden structure. It is a slow grower with densely allocated foliage, allowing plenty of time to create a linear, topiary, or spherical shape by shearing or clipping.