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botanical name:
Buxus microphylla
Buxus microphylla © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Box
family:  Buxaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 1.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour:
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
Dwarf dense shrub with a naturally neat rounded habit. The small leaves are narrowly oblong. Hardier than the common Box.

propagation:
From semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

other notes:
pronounced: BUK-sus my-kro-FIL-uh

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