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Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa'

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Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Buxus (BUK-sus) (Info)
Species: sempervirens (sem-per-VY-renz) (Info)
Cultivar: Suffruticosa

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brea, California
Bear, Delaware
Carrollton, Georgia
Cherry Valley, Illinois
Marlton, New Jersey
Clinton Corners, New York
Greenville, Ohio
New Braunfels, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Farmington, Utah
Buena Vista, Virginia



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