Chinese Boxwood bonsai seeds buxus microphylla
Species: microphylla sinica
Common Name: chinese Boxwood
Height / Spread: 1.2m/1.2m
Plant Type: Small Shrub
Growth rate: slow
Vegetation type: evergreen ornamental
Leaf /Flower color: Green/Green
Commonly used in gardening as hedge, this species of Boxwood is more commonly used in Bonsai because of it’s small leaves and growth habit.
This is an evergreen species that can grow to moderate heights of about 1-3 meters and bears leaves that are a conspicuous green. The leaves have an oval shape and can grow up to 10- 25 mm in length. The leaf tip is round.
This plant is grown as an ornamental one in various regions of the world. The tree bears flowers that are not so visible but give off heavy odors.
Since these plants are quite hard they can serve useful in building hedges, tubs, borders, topiary and coastal gardens. They are found to adapt well to any kind of soil.