Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

Thursday 24th September. Our online ordering service will be unavailable from 4:00p.m. today whilst we move servers. Hopefully everything will be back and running normally on Friday! Our phone lines/emails will be working as normal but we will not be able to take orders or answer any queries relating to orders, as we will not have access to the system either. Thank you for your patience in advance.

SARCOCOCCA ruscifolia

Commonly known as Sweet box

Stiff but arching stems with fragrant white blossoms
Further Reading....

£15.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £13.00 each

 

  • Evergreen - ovate, tapered, glossy, dark-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Cream
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dense, bushy shrub. Produces clusters of flowers followed by spherical, dark-red fruit 5mm (¼in) across in summer
  • 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 - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - western and central China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile but humus rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Sarcococca - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

Buy Varieties of SARCOCOCCA ruscifolia

SARCOCOCCA ruscifolia var chinensis 'Dragon Gate'  AWARD

SARCOCOCCA ruscifolia var chinensis 'Dragon Gate' >


Commonly known as: Sweet box.
Compact form. Small scented cream flowers in winter followed by red berries in summer
Multibuy Any 3+ £13.00 each
£15.00 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.