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Sarcococca ruscifolia- Sweet box

$8.00

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Sweet box

Covered in fragrant creamy white flowers from late winter through to spring. It is a great source of nectar for bees, and a low maintenance versatile hedge. 1 x 1 meter.

  • 1.25 ltr pot

7 in stock

SKU: Sarcococca ruscifolia Categories: , ,

Description

Common name: Sweet box, Christmas box

Sarcococca are a genus of 11 species native to eastern and southeastern Asia and the Himalayas. All species are evergreen shrubs 1-2 meters tall. Leaves are shiny green and dense.

S. ruscifolia is covered in fragrant creamy white flowers from late winter through to spring. It is a great source of nectar for bees. Flowers are followed by small red dupes. The plant makes a very easy care low shrub up to 1 meters x 1 meter. Plants grow well in shady areas but will handle full sun (though leaves could look a little bleached in really hot sun)

A very adaptable and easy care shrub.

  • 1 x 1 mtr
  • Full sun/ part shade/ full shade
  • Hardy
  • 1.25 ltr pot