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Phylica buxifolia (100 seeds)


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Phylica buxifolia. (Box Hardleaf) This is a dense shrub or small tree, growing to about 4 m high. Twigs are hairy and buff-coloured. The leaves are small, 15-25 mm long, ovate to elliptic, with inrolled margins, and well spaced up the branchlets. They are often widest at the base and taper to a point. The leaf upper surface is dark green and rough, the lower surface covered with fine light-coloured hairs. Sowing : It is best grown from seed sown in late summer to autumn (March and April) into a sandy, well-drained medium. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: November 2022