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Christmas box or Sarcococca

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Christmas box / Sarcococca Well rooted plants, 3years old, ready to pot on or planted in ground 10cm pots Around 30cm/12In in height (including pot) 2 plants available Price is per plant Exposure: Partial shade, Shade Hardiness: Hardy Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist Height: 150cm Spread: 200cm Flowering period: December to March One of the best shade tolerant shrubs for planting under trees and in similar situations. Sarcococca species originate in China and the Himalayas and are related to the common box, buxus. They are slow-growing plants that spread by suckering shoots gradually forming low-growing mounds of evergreen foliage. The dark green leaves are slightly rippled and the small insignificant flowers produce a rich scent. They also grow well in shade but will also grow in full sun if the roots are kept consistently moist.


Sarcococca spp.

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