Further Information about Box Hedging

About Boxwood Hedging

Box Hedges (Buxus hedge or ‘boxwood’ hedging) is a popular evergreen, shade-tolerant plant. They are native to the UK and across the globe; the Buxus hedge species can be found in Western and Southern Europe,  Africa, Asia, Central and Southern American and the Caribbean. 

Box hedging is a classic feature for many crafted gardens and benefits from its tolerance to most soil types. Although it does often fail to grow in wet and windy environments, it is still considered a go-to choice for many peoples landscaping and topiary designs. Buxus hedge has vibrant colours, slow-growth and is easily trimmable, meaning it is easily manageable and, as a result, is a garden favourite for all those seeking design and flair.

We sell boxwood hedging in many variants, in all different sizes, both large and small, including; browse our product range above to find your ideal variety.

Box hedges are always popular in the UK, but like with any hedging they need their own level of care and attention. Take a look at our FAQ section where we provide tips and advice on how to deal with often-encountered box hedge issues such as box blight and the box tree caterpillar.

Why is Buxus Hedging so Popular?

Box Hedges are widely used by gardeners for both aesthetic and privacy reasons. The box plant is versatile enough to be used for both design and function. Most frequently, the plant is used for topiary as its easily trimmable and holds the desired shapes such as balls, pyramid and more intricate sculpted forms. It works for garden borders and along fence lines, creating partitions in larger creations such as pathways and mazes. When used as low hedging, it can be used as a framing device and does not infringe upon surrounding plants.

However, the box hedge plant has a multitude of possible forms, both small and tall, and can be tailored for UK residents privacy. The dense nature of the leaves, its evergreen properties and it’s craftable form, offers an adaptable option for anyone looking to keep their property private all year round. Regardless of the space, you’re planning to fill, boxwood hedging could be the ideal solution for your garden.

Why choose Hopes Grove Nurseries?

Hopes Grove Nurseries have been offering hedging plants across the UK for around 30 years. Our team are a group of green-fingered gardeners, landscapers lovers and plant enthusiasts, who grow and cultivate their plants with the love and care they deserve. We are renowned for the freshness and quality of our plants nationwide, including our box hedges. We bring lush greenery to gardens across the UK, and we’d love to help you improve your garden. 

Based in Kent, the UK’s Garden of England, we hold over half a million hedging varieties across our 80-acres site including our Buxus hedges. Throughout the year, our dedicated staff work to deliver perfect plants for all our customers. Whether it’s instant hedging plants, potted hedges or ornamental trees, we’re bound to have the perfect plant to enrich your garden space.

Through our dedicated quality control and growing experience, we have become industry experts in boxwood hedging plants and box hedges. After almost three decades of experience, our staff have learnt the best techniques first hand. When combined with our outstanding customer service team, who will give you all the advice and support for the best plant for your needs, you can rest assured your planting and garden experiences will be a success.

Browse our range of box hedging (boxwood hedge) above and do not hesitate to get in touch with one of our specialists if you have any queries regarding our plants or your purchase.