Sarcococca confusa

sweet box

Eventual height & spread

Sarcococca confusa

sweet box

  • 7.5 litre pot | 60 - 80cm tall
  • £79.99
  • available to order from spring
  • 9cm pot
  • £9.99
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  • 3 × 9cm pots
  • £24.99 £29.97
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  • 2 litre pot
  • £21.99
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  • 4.5 litre pot | 30 - 40cm tall
  • £49.99
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  • Position: partial to deep shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing to average
  • Flowering period: December to March
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Sweetly scented, pure white flowers from December to March and lustrous, dark green leaves. This wonderful, winter-flowering, dense, evergreen shrub is perfect for a shady border or woodland garden. To fully appreciate the fabulous, vanilla-like fragrance plant in moist, well-drained soil close to an entrance or path. Copes well with dry shade and urban pollution.

  • Garden care: In late winter or early spring lightly trim or prune back shoots that spoil the plant's symmetry. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant.
  • Humans/Pets: Fruit are ornamental - not to be eaten