Buxus sinica
CHINESE BOX
Buxaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Flowers: yellow-green

Leaves: dark green; light green new leaves; turning bronze in winter
 
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Buxus sinica
CHINESE BOX
Buxaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow-green

Leaves: dark green; light green new leaves; turning bronze in winter


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & formal designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, pot, large planter, topiary

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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