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Sarcococca Confusa - Sweet Box

Sarcococca Confusa - Sweet Box

Type Shrub, Ground cover, Container-friendly, Evergreen
Size Medium Border (50-100cm height)
Form Rounded - Bush
Colours Medium green Foliage, White Flowers (Winter)
Care Low/easy maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow growing

This compact mound forming evergreen shrub with attractive dark green tear shaped leaves and compact habit provides AYR interest. Scented pinky / white flowers provide interest Jan - March, followed by black berries in winter.

Cultivation tips: Sarcocca flourishes on most free draining soils, especially chalky conditions. This evergreen is suitable for planting under shade - making it useful for problem shady areas. Water occasionally if very dry - mulch on poor soils. 2m tall X 1m.
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