Buxus sempervirens 'Ball,' commonly known as Boxwood Ball, is a popular evergreen shrub appreciated for its neat, spherical shape. It is a sought-after choice in the Irish climate due to its adaptability and aesthetic appeal.
Height/Spread: Boxwood Ball typically reaches a height and spread of 1-3 feet (30-90 centimeters), forming a compact and symmetrical ball-shaped structure that maintains its form throughout the year. Its small size makes it suitable for various garden spaces in the Irish climate.
Position: Boxwood Ball thrives in both full sun and partial shade, making it adaptable to different positions within Irish gardens. It can tolerate a wide range of light conditions, but it benefits from some protection against harsh winds and extreme weather conditions.
Soil: Boxwood Ball prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. In the Irish climate, it is important to ensure the soil is adequately prepared and amended with compost or well-rotted manure to provide optimal growing conditions. It can tolerate slightly acidic to slightly alkaline soil pH levels.
Flowering Season: Boxwood Ball is primarily grown for its lush evergreen foliage and does not produce showy flowers. However, it may occasionally bear small, inconspicuous greenish-yellow blooms in late spring or early summer. The main attraction of this shrub is its dense, dark green foliage that remains vibrant throughout the year.
Uses: Boxwood Ball serves multiple purposes in Irish gardens and landscapes. Its compact, ball-shaped form makes it a popular choice for creating formal hedges, borders, and topiary designs. It can also be used as a striking accent plant in containers, providing structure and year-round interest. Boxwood Ball's evergreen foliage adds an elegant touch to garden designs and is valued for its low-maintenance nature and versatility in the Irish climate.
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