Pyracomeles vilmorinii 'NCXP1' (JUKE BOX) is an evergreen shrub with glossy leaves and fine branches. This gives the plant a nice distinctive texture. JUKE BOX is an excellent alternative to boxwood and can also be used as a hedge, border or solitary and can be pruned well. JUKE BOX grows to a height of 40-60 cm. The plant has a compact spherical habit, is evergreen, thornless, highly resistant to diseases and pests and can withstand heat and drought. Plant protection has been applied for and the plant has been bred by Mr. T. Ranney from Raleigh (USA). Valkplant BV from Hazerswoude markets the plant and has sent it in for inspection.