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Original price Rs. 199.00
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Common name:
Buxaceae or Boxwood family


Buxus Bodinieri, also known as Bodinier's box, is a rare and unique species of the Buxus genus. It is native to China and is well-known for its glossy, dark green leaves and dense, slow-growing habit. This evergreen shrub is a popular choice for ornamental purposes, such as hedges and topiary. In this guide, we'll cover essential information, plantation, growing, care, and benefits of Buxus Bodinieri.

Plant Information

  • Family: Buxaceae
  • Genus: Buxus
  • Species: B. Bodinieri
  • Native: China
  • Zones: USDA Zones 6-9
  • Height: 4-6 feet
  • Spread: 4-6 feet
  • Growth Rate: Slow


  1. Site Selection: Choose a site with well-draining soil and partial to full sun exposure. Buxus Bodinieri can tolerate some shade but prefers at least 4-6 hours of sunlight daily.

  2. Planting Time: Plant Buxus Bodinieri in early spring or fall, when the soil is moist and temperatures are moderate.

  3. Spacing: Space plants approximately 2-3 feet apart to create a dense hedge or 4-6 feet apart for individual specimens.

  4. Soil Preparation: Amend the soil with organic matter, such as compost or well-rotted manure, to improve drainage and fertility.

  5. Watering: Water the newly planted shrub thoroughly to establish a healthy root system.

Growing and Care

  1. Watering: Maintain a consistent watering schedule, ensuring the soil remains evenly moist but not waterlogged. Buxus Bodinieri is moderately drought-tolerant once established.

  2. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to encourage healthy growth.

  3. Pruning: Prune Buxus Bodinieri in late winter or early spring, before new growth emerges. Trim to maintain the desired shape and remove any dead or diseased branches.

  4. Pest and Disease Control: Buxus Bodinieri is relatively pest and disease-resistant, but monitor for signs of box blight, leaf spot, or infestations by boxwood leafminer or mites. Treat promptly with appropriate measures if needed.

  5. Mulching: Apply a 2-3 inch layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.


  1. Ornamental Value: Buxus Bodinieri's dense growth habit, glossy foliage, and slow growth rate make it an excellent choice for hedges, topiaries, and landscape borders.

  2. Low Maintenance: Its slow growth rate and minimal care requirements make Buxus Bodinieri a low-maintenance option for gardeners.

  3. Wildlife Attraction: The small, inconspicuous flowers of Buxus Bodinieri may attract bees and other pollinators, supporting local biodiversity.

  4. Erosion Control: The dense root system of Buxus Bodinieri can help stabilize soil and prevent erosion in areas prone to soil loss.