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Sarcococca Hookeriana - Sweet Box

Sarcococca Hookeriana - 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. Sweetly scented white flowers provide interest in early 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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