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  • Dutch-box, (rarely found growing in England) which is a _pumil_ dwarf kind, with a smaller leaf, and slow of growth, and which needs not be kept above two inches high, and yet grows so close, that beds bordered with boards, keep not the earth in better order; beside the pleasantness of the verdure is incomparable.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees


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  • Dwarfish, diminutive.

    March 22, 2008