About Buxus Bonsai
Boxwood is a very hardy plant and grows rapidly as well. This is mostly used as an ornamental plant and is grown and shaped into a variety of designs. There are more than 70 species of boxwood. In nature, the boxwood often grows with twisted trunks and branches.
The flowers are white. Boxwood has many good characteristics that are useful for bonsai. It has the smallest leaf of all Boxwoods which is why it is sought after for bonsai. Dark green leaves that create greenery, naturally short internodes and they can take hard pruning that prompts prolific back budding.
It works best for bonsai shaping because its root system is shallow and fibrous that often produces powerful surface roots and nebari and the bark is thin. Idea location for Buxus bonsai is the window sill, terrace, balcony, patio, outdoor garden, etc.