Box is a fantastic compact shrub with long but finer leaves than most buxus. It’s foliage is a bright green shape with gloss. It is one of the lowest growing buxus and so is ideal for box hedging, full sun, Also it will handle a part shade/filtered light position.
English box is one of the slower growing varieties and is great in pots or as topiary’s. This plant has a moderate growth rate that grows to approximately 100cm in height. Plant every 20cm – 5 per meter for an optimum hedge.