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Buxus Microphylla Faulkner (Box Faulkner) – Shrub

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Shrub Style PlantProduct Description
A low-growing and compact evergreen shrub which is a popular choice for making hedge mazes.

Box Faulkner has shiny green and yellow leaves that have a leathery texture and a pleasing “fresh” aroma. Its dense foliage makes it ideal for shaping into topiary or manicured hedges. Alternatively, because it only reaches heights of between 100cm – 150cm at maturity, it is popular as a “low maintenance” choice that can be left to its own devices. Despite its small size, Box Faulkner is very a tough plant and it shows good resilience towards the harsh British weather.

All of our Hedging Plants allow you to style your garden in a range of different ways, not just because of their varied colours, but also because of the way you choose to trim and maintain them. Prune them regularly to achieve a neat, clean form, or let them bush-out a little to create a more natural appearance. Whether you’re using a hedge to give your garden some privacy, or as protection from the weather, road and noise pollution, you’ll want to choose a plant that complements the rest of your garden’s visual appearance. All of our Hedging Plants have evergreen foliage – giving you some pleasant greenery to look at all-year-round.

Latin Name: Buxus Microphylla Faulkner
English Name: Box Faulkner, Boxed Faulkner, Boxwood, Small-Leaved Faulkner, Small-Leafed Faulkner
Species: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus

Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage: Green.
Flower: Yellow-Green.
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: No pruning required, but it can be trimmed and shaped (if desired) 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).
Starting Height: 30cm to 100cm (1.1 ft to 3.3 ft)
Final Height: 150cm (4.9 ft)
Starting Sideways Spread: 20cm to 80cm (0.7 ft to 2.6 ft)
Final Sideways Spread: 100cm (3.3 ft)

Pot Included: 3 Litre Plastic Pot to 20 Litre Plastic Pot
Height including Pot: 45cm to 133cm (1.5 ft to 4.4 ft)
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