Details
'Elegantissima' is a medium-sized evergreen shrub with dense foliage and compact rounded habit. Leaves narrowly ovate or oblong, with narrow creamy-white margins, sometimes distorted.
 

Hardiness
H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

Aspect

North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed.

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained.

Soil

Clay, Chalk, Sand, Loam

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
 

Size
Ultimate height
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grows best in well-drained soil in partial shade; can be scorched by sun and strong winds. Susceptible to a number of box problems
Propagation
Propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Banks and Slopes Ground Cover Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 8
Pests
Can get box sucker, mussel scale and box red spider mite
Diseases
Susceptible to a leaf spot and box blight

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£7.80Price
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    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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