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SARCOCOCCA hookeriana var digyna 'Purple Stem'

Commonly known as Sweet box

An attactive form with young stems and midribs of the leaves flushed purple
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £13.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • Evergreen - lance-shaped to obong mid- to dark green leaves to 9cm (3½in) long
  • White - with pink tint
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous shrub
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - produces clusters of flowers followed by spherical black fruit
  • 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 where soil remains moist
  • Partial shade - shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - very fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Sarcococca - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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