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Box Compact or Dwarf HedgeBuxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa'

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Box Compact or Dwarf HedgeBuxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa'

From: 6.99
Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa'is ideal for very low-growing hedges and is a compact version of Common Box.More InformationMore Information
  • Slow Growth Rate
  • Blue Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 1m
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, chalk and clay soils, full sun to full shade areas and inland, exposed or coastal sites
  • Growth Rate: Very slow growing, expect 3-5cm a year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 0.2-1m

Step 1 - Select Root Type:

Bare Root

Bare Root

Pot Grown

Pot Grown

Root Ball

Root Ball

Instant Hedging

Instant Hedging

Step 2 - Select Size & Quantity:

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Height
cm
Price
inc VAT
Planting Density
Quantity
Dwarf Box 15/20cm bare root
6.99
5 to 7per metre
Dwarf-Box 15/20cm 1L pot (Pre-order December 2018)
11.99
3 to 7per metre
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Product Details
Product Details

Dwarf Box Hedge Plants Description

Buxus sempervirens and is very slow growing (3 - 5 cm pa) making it ideal for low hedges used to surround borders or vegetable gardens. Its maximum ultimate height is 90cm but it can easily be kept at 30cm. Compact Box hedging likes sun but is shade tolerant.

Prices shown are the price per plant. Planting distances are very much a matter of choice - for bare roots, 3 plants per metre is adequate, 5 is good, 7 in a double staggered row will give a dense hedge quicker. Generally, smaller plants should be planted at higher density. Cell grown should be planted at 4 per metre in a single row or ideally 6 per metre in a staggered row.

Cell grown plants are available all year round. Bare roots are only available from november to late April/early May.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed next to the products below. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section. Prices shown are the price per plant unless otherwise stated.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Compact Box hedge trimming should be done twice a year, once in early June and again in late September. It is important to prune at the right time, so as not to remove new growing shoots.

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box12 delivery charge (orders up to 60 incl VAT) Orders of 60 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page

It's Quick! - most orders are despatched within 3-5 working days !!

Next Day Delivery is Available - We can offer next day delivery on eligible species and sizes for an additional £12 incl VAT. Call 01257 263873 to find out if your order is eligible.

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* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.
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