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Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Buxaceae
            Genus: Buxus
                        Specie: sempervirens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves

Uses: Foliage plant Formal gardens Hedge Topiary

Zones: 5-10

Description: This well-known species has a wide natural distribution in Europe, western Asia and northwestern Africa, growing in open woodland and scrub on dry rocky hillsides, often on limestone or chalk. It is one of the few broadleafed evergreens native to the Brit

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed bushy habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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