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Common Boxwood, English Boxwood
Scientific Name: Buxus sempervirens L.
Synonym:
Family: Buxaceae
Common Boxwood, English Boxwood (Buxus  sempervirens)
'Newport Blue' Boxwood at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 3-6,15-17
USDA: 5-10

Heat Tolerance: Poorly adapted to the southwest USA, use the Japanese Boxwood instead

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mediterranean region

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree or shrub, up to 30 feet tall (9 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Cuttings


Cultural Practices:
Does not look as good as the Japanese Boxwood would, in areas of hot summers and alkaline soil.

Blooming Habits:
White or greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:


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