Large single ball topiary shaped from Buxus microphylla Faulkner
Buxus Microphylla Faulkner is similar to Common Box but is even denser with very shiny green leaves and widely used for topiary shapes. This variant of Buxus Microphylla is very frost resistant and suitable for any normal soil and position including exposed and windy locations.Box plants will grow 4-6 inches a year and will need trimming during the growing season (June to the end of August) to retain shape.
Latin Name: Buxus Microphylla Faulkner
English Name: Box Faulkner, Boxed Faulkner, Boxwood, Small-Leaved Faulkner, Small-Leafed Faulkner
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Flowering Period: Spring.
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-drained. Chalk. Clay. Sand. Loam.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight to Full Shade.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Exposed or Sheltered.
Hardiness Rating: High (H6)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -20 °C to -15 °C (-4 °F to 5 °F)
Suggested Uses: Hedges, Borders, Topiary, Ground Cover, Architectural, Courtyard styles.
Maintenance: Trimming and shaping each year in early-spring. Protect against Box Blight, Box Rust and Caterpillars.
Growth Habit: Bushy/Shrub.
Growth Speed: Slow (5cm to 15cm per year).
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