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SARCOCOCCA hookeriana var humilis

Commonly known as Sweet box

Dwarf suckering shrub with pink-tinged white flowers
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£14.50 each
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  • Evergreen - oblong, glossy, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • White - white tinged pink
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - clump forming shrub with erect shoots. Produces clusters of flowers, males with pink anthers, followed by spherical dark, blue-black fruit 5mm (¼in) across
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun - will tolerate full sun if soil remains moist
  • Partial shade - shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - western China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile but humus rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Sarcococca - Growing Guide
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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