Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem' (Sweet box)

Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem' (Sweet box)

'Winter Gem' is an upright, dense, evergreen shrub with ovate, glossy, dark green leaves and, from late winter into spring, clusters of red buds opening to tiny, strongly fragrant, white flowers. Flowers are followed by black fruit in summer and autumn.

  • Cultivation

    Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well drained, humus-rich soil in deep or partial shade in a sheltered position. Tolerates full sun if soil is consistently moist. Pollution, neglect, and drought tolerant. Will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.


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