Common Boxwood Shrub
Common boxwood Evergreen bush
Common Boxwood Evergreen

Boxwood 'Common'


  • This Boxwood 'Common' ships in a 3 pack of 2.5"cups
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The Buxus SempervirensCommon Boxwood is a multi-branched evergreen shrub that is native to southern Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa. Famously used in formal gardens and topiary. Common Boxwood have a shallow root system so it's best to mulch around the plant to keep roots moist and protected. Thin the plants annually to help with light distribution and air circulation. 

Full sun to partial sun.

Drought tolerant once established. 

Additional features: Deer Resistant and Drought Tolerant

This Common Boxwood comes in a 3 pack of 2.5" pots

Size: Mature size can reach 15'-20' high x 10'-20' wide

Light: Full sun

Characteristics: Evergreen shrub, keeps year-round foliage. Fragrant, creamy, yellow flowers in spring

Hardiness zone: 5b - 8a

Growth rate: Slow

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Grows well in clay, sandy, loamy, soil, high in organic matter. Prefers a pH of 6.0 - 8.0.

Resistance: Deer resistant. Susceptible to boxwood blight and leaf spot diseases.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

Allow 2'- 3' for growth space

Can be planted in a container

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 5 - 8

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Boxwood 'Common'

Boxwood's are without a doubt the most functional and versatile plant one can add to their garden or landscape. Their attractive foliage, compact form, tolerance to different sun exposures as well as soil types make them a favorite for the beginner or experienced gardener alike. With so many varieties to choose from, along with their versatility and beauty, there's bound to be a boxwood fit for every garden.

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