Boxwood-Buxus sempervirens PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bonsai King   
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 09:42

Local Name:

Boxwood

Scientific Name:

Buxus sempervirens

Family:

Buxaceae

Habitat

The Boxwood is native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia.

 

Propagation

The boxwood is best propagated by softwood and hard wood cuttings, air layering

Comments

Boxwood is a very dense small-leaved native evergreen, with dark green glossy, leathery leaves which give off an unusual sweet smell. Small tufty yellow flowers appear from late winter. Slow growing and shade tolerant. Boxwood has traditionally been used for topiary work.
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