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Sarcococca confusa (Large Plant)

Sweet Box, Christmas Box

Hardy Shrub

You can enjoy winter colour and fragrance in your garden with this ever-popular, easy to grow shrub, Sarcococca. The flowers of Sarcococca confusa might be inconspicuous, and hide beneath the leathery foliage, but you won't miss their powerful, honey-like fragrance. The flowers are followed by black berries, which stay on the plant for a long time.

Christmas Box is a versatile, evergreen shrub that needs little maintenance and can tolerate many different garden situations, especially difficult areas such as dry shade. A useful plant for shady borders or growing in large containers near to the home, where the fragrance can be enjoyed. Height: 2m (6.6'). Spread: 1m (39").

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
patio, hedges, ground cover, cottage gardens, scented gardens, low maintenance garden, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
January, February, March
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade, shade
    • 1 x 2 litre potted sarcococca plant

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £14.99
    • 2 x 2 litre potted sarcococca plants

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £19.99
Grow sarcococca in any moist, well drained garden soil in a sheltered position, in semi-shade or shade. Christmas box will tolerate full sun provided that the soil remains moist. Alternatively grow sarcococca plants in patio containers using soil based compost such as John Innes No.3.
Feed and water regularly until young shrubs become established. Once established, Sarcococca will require little attention and often thrives on neglect. Pruning is not required other than to shape the plant if required, and to remove and unwanted suckers from the base of the plant.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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