Boxwood Shrubs

Buxus Sempervirens in a Tropical Climate

Zone Nigeria, West Africa | AYODEJIADESINA added on August 16, 2011 | Answered

Will Buxus sempervirens grow in Nigeria, a tropical climate, and can the same be grown from seeds?

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Answered on August 19, 2011

Unfortunately, it will be a bit too warm where you live to grow this plant. It is meant for temperate zones and needs a dormant period each year, which tropical climates cannot provide.

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