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Bellingham, MA 02019
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Boxwoods are densely branched shrubs that are native to Europe and Asia. A hedge steeped in history, box sprigs are known to have been found in the tombs of Roman nobility.
It is widely used as a hedge plant, and is a common topiary subject as well.
The boxwood is an important plant commercially, as it is one of the few woods that are heavier than water, and because of this, it is used for making woodcuts and precision instruments.
Most boxwood plants are grown as hardy bonsai, and are very popular for use in this calming art due to its tiny leaves and flowers as well as its tolerance for extensive pruning and shaping. It is a hearty slow growing plant that is perfect for any bonsai lover, tolerating neglect and inexperience without detriment to its attractive habit.
This particular Bonsai measures 10 inches tall, has a 8 inch spread and is approximately 8 years old.