Buxus sempervirens


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Buxus sempervirens

an ornamental and hedge shrub in the family Buxaceae; causes severe pain, dysentery, convulsions and death from asphyxia in horses. Pigs and cattle develop hemorrhagic enteritis. Called also box.
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In diffuse porous wood of Buxus sempervirens (fig 6), vessels are solitary and less distributed in radial clusters of 2-4 cells.
The lowest weight losses were recorded in Buxus sempervirens wood.
The best evergreen plants are dwarf box, buxus sempervirens suffruticosa and santolina or cotton lavender, which has felted silvery grey foliage that's also scented.
FLANK the entrance to your home with two identical elegant clipped box hedge plants, Buxus sempervirens, in matching containers.
Suitable plants for here are Lonicera nitida fertilis - look out for the gold-leafed variety Baggesen's Gold, and box or Buxus sempervirens.
Buxus sempervirens is the taller variety, which will reach 6ft in just 10 years and eventually grow to 15ft.
The most common shrub for this is buxus sempervirens but you could try berberis, which has a lovely purple variety, atropurpurea nana, or even a combination of the two.
It looks like an unclipped Buxus sempervirens and is known as sweet box.
Hedges trimmed within an inch of their lives, Buxus sempervirens (box) as plant number one, deliciously flowing herbaceous borders, colours ranging from hot to cool, then back again.
SHRUBS: Buxus sempervirens, Aucuba japonica, Phormium, Viburnum sargentii, Viburnum tinus.