Sarcococca pruniformis
SWEET BOX
Buxaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Origins: China-Korea-Taiwan

Other Botanical Names: Buxus cariacea, B. saligna, Lepidopelma podocarpifolia, Pachysandra coriacea, Sarcococca coriacea, S. hookeriana, S. laurifolius, S. nepalensis, S. salicifolia, S. saligna, S. sumatrana, S. trinervia, S. zeylanica, S. zollingeri

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Sarcococca pruniformis
SWEET BOX
Buxaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: early winter to late winter

Ornamental Fruit: blue-black


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: formal hedge, informal hedge, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant, rabbit resistant






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