Sarcococca hookeriana Winter Gem ('Pmoore03') (PBR)

2 litre pot £24.99
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Buy Sarcococca hookeriana Winter Gem ('Pmoore03') (PBR) sweet box: Unbeatable winter scent

  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: late winter and early spring
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A hybrid form (S. hookeriana var. digyna 'Purple Stem' x S. hookeriana var. humilis), which has inherited the best qualities of both its parents. It has larger than average leaves, which are a glossy, rich green and highly scented white flowers in winter that are followed by spherical, glossy, red berries that ripen to black. Tough and tolerant of most conditions, it is especially valuable for shadier areas.

  • Garden care: If necessary after flowering lightly trim or prune back shoots that spoil the plant's symmetry. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant.

  • Humans/Pets: Fruit are ornamental - not to be eaten

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I would recommend this plant


Smallish healthy looking on arrival. Placed in container. North facing open porch. No direct sun but fairly bright on a sunny day. Bought in April 2021. Has put on growth. More than expected as it is described as slow growing. Looking forward hopefully to the little flowers. Looks like they are forming. Leaves are very glossy. Well pleased.

Compulsive gardener

North Manchester


Lovely fragrant plant


This plant arrived in perfect health about 18 months ago. It was a little small and I felt some concern but I needn't have worried: it established itself well in the first year and, as promised has a lovely fragrance in flower. It is growing on nicely now and I look forward to it reaching maturity. I am considering buying a second.

Suffolk Punch



I would definitely buy this plant again.


I have planted it in a tub by the front door, it looks lovely and smells delightful.




Good fragrant winter flowering plant


Place near house to smell the perfume

Jenny wren



Great Value


Well packed healthy great value.

Colin M

Bradford West Yorkshire


Waiting to smell the heady fragrance


A friend put me onto this plant. Stating how fragrant it was and also being mentioned on a gardening programme I thought it would enhance my garden. Initially I planted it in a pot but it seemed to look sickly. The leaves became pale and the flowers withered and fell off. I have now planted it in the garden and it is now looking really healthy. I'm looking forward to the fragrant flowers.




Really healthy plant


The plant sits in our open porch. It has increased in size since purchasing, which in turn offers more of the tiny flowers, with their powerful scent.




Great addition to a flower bed


Crocus Plants are always health, grown well and describes well on their website




I would definitely buy this again.


At the same time as buying the plant I bought another one from a local nursery, the Crocus plant has flourished and the nursery bought one has barely grown!




Superb quality plant and SO carefully packed.


This Sarcococca will be put into a container by the front door in order to fully enjoy and appreciate its amazing winter fragrance. My plant is superb quality, of an excellent size and was extremely well packaged and I was very pleased and surprised that it was delivered so quickly. When I placed my order a couple of days ago the website was advising a four week delivery leadtime. I was prepared to waIt, but didn't have to. The website looks to have been amended now, so if you want one - they're in stock!





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Hello Would these grow in a pot inside on a shady window cill? Thanks


No, I'm afraid these plants will not flourish indoors.


Hello, I'm keen to plant a sarcoccoca next to our driveway for it's fantastic winter scent, however it's south facing. It will have company from a couple of hollies, acca sellowiana, and a small rowan tree, should I risk it, or not?


Hello, These do tend to get a bit scorched if they get too hot, however as you already have other plants there that will cast a little shade, I suspect it will be OK provided it gets shade during the hottest part of the day.


Hi Helen, why is my Sarcococca going yellow & dropping its leaves ?


Hello, This can be caused by a number of things, however the most likely causes are either too much or too little water.


Can this be planted in a very large tall pot.


Hello, Yes, provided it is kept well fed and watered it should be fine.


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