Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis

2 litre pot £17.99
available to order from spring
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Buy Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis sweet box: Very fragrant white flowers on this dwarf evergreen shrub

  • Position: partial to deep shade
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing to average
  • Flowering period: December to February
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A spreading, evergreen shrub with highly scented white flowers in winter, and slightly aromatic, lance-shaped, dark green leaves. This tough shade-tolerant shrub provides much-needed structure, scent and colour, and is ideal for a shady shrub or mixed border. The flowers are followed by long lasting, blue-black berries.

  • Garden care: Lightly trim after flowering, if necessary. Add plenty of well-rotted compost when planting as may become chlorotic if planted on poor, dry soils.

  • CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin & eye irritant
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Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis - is this sweet box suitable to grow in a container. Thanks for your help.

Nigel & Nellie fan

Yes, this Sarcococca can be grown in a container filled with John Innes No. 2 compost.


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