Sarcococca confusa

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS SHUB IS AN EVERGREEN WITH A BUSHY STRUCTURE. THEY HAVE BLACK FRUIT IN SUMMER AND WHITE FLOWERS IN THE WINTER.

 

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A WEST/SOUTH/NORTH/ EAST FACING GARDEN. SARCOCOCCA CONFUSAI WILL NOT TOLLERATE AN EXPOSED POSITION SO WILL HAVE TO BE SHELTERED. A SANDY, CHALK, LOAM OR CLAY SOIL WILL BE OKAY. THE PH OF THE SOIL DOESN’T AFFECT THE PLANT.

 

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 5-10 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT 1.5-2.5 METERS. SPREAD 1-1.5 METERES.

 

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

GENERALLY PEAST AND DISEASE FREE. IS IN PRUNING GROUP 8.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

GROUND COVER BANKS AND SLOPES LOW MAINTENANCE COTTAGE & INFORMAL GARDEN, IDEAL AS A REPLACEMENT FOR BUXUS HEDGES

COMMON NAME

SWEET BOX

 sun  rain
Full Sun / Part Shade Moist but well drained
 cold  info
H5 (-10 to -15) No special Requirements

 

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 PERFECT PATCH LTD

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