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Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata'
Golden Variegated Boxwood
Pot size: 9cm   Our online price: £3.90
You can order it as gift wrapped present (+£6.50)
a nice evergreen with variegated leaves available plant for sale - you will receive a similar plant

Common name in French:
Buis commun, Bois bénit
Common name in German:
Buchsbaum 'Aureovariegata'
Other common names:
Box
Family:
Buxaceae
Origin:
the main species is native to Southern England to Morocco

Description:

This is a stunning, creamy/yellow leaved variety of the common Box hedging plant. It is slow growing but the bright colour of the leaves are very showy - it is worth to plant it close to the entrance or keep it on the patio, in a larger pot. Our plants are small but ideal for bonsai or for someone who does not mind to grow it another year in a pot before planting out. 


Plant growing type:
evergreen
Habit:
rounded small shrub
Size when mature in m:
1-2m
Main feature (value):
leaf colour
Spring value:
leaf
Summer value:
leaf
Autumn value:
leaf
Winter value:
leaf
Autumn coloration:
no coloration as this is an evergreen species (drops its old foliage continuously)
Flower colour:
Yellow
Fruit colour:
brownish and not showy
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Drought tolerance:
high
Optimum ph:
slightly acidic-neutral (pH 6-7)
Preferred location:
full sun, semi-shade or full shade
Where to plant:
great for broders, shady places, rockeries, on the patio and as a bonsai
Pests and diseases:
this shrub is generally pest- and disease-free
Herbal usage:
not widely used as a herb
Edibility:
not edible
Toxicity to humans:
leaf is toxic if eaten
Optimum growing conditions:
partial shade or shade, any soil except extremities (drought tolerant), foliage may discolour in full sun

Height in cm:
20cm
Pot size:
9cm
Age in year:
1 (this shrub is grown from cutting on our nursery)
Our online price:
£3.90

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