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Box?

Observed: 9th October 2012 By: landgirllandgirl’s reputation in Plantslandgirl’s reputation in Plantslandgirl’s reputation in Plantslandgirl’s reputation in Plantslandgirl’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Forming a shrub or small tree. Numerous specimens in this plantation. Not sure of ID but reminds me of the box hedge in my garden.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Box (Buxus sempervirens) interacts

Comments

GrizzledBadger's picture

Box exhibiting slight

Box exhibiting slight gold-tipped variegation.

Brock

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Gold tips

I think it does that as the leaves age - the plain green ones in my garden always have a few like this.

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There is a cultivar 'Gold

There is a cultivar 'Gold Tip'. From reading the description in Hilliers' it would appear to be an erratic variegation & one of the commonest forms of Box available.

Brock