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Sweet box

Sarcococca hookeriana

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Full Shade
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

2m

40cm

Min

1.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sarcococca hookeriana 'Purple Stem' - Sweet Box

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Sweet box Overview

This is an evergreen, ground covering plant. The white flowers will bloom in early winter and are very fragrant. They are followed by ornamental black fruits.

How to propagate Sweet box

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or from cuttings in summer.

Seed

Layering

Layers.

Special features of Sweet box

Hedge plant

Other uses of Sweet box

Banks, hedging, specimen, ground cover, foliage, ornamental, fragrance, fruit