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Sarcococca ruscifolia

Fragrant Sweet Box

  • »  Shiny foliage is great looking all year
  • »  Outstanding for grouping in shade
  • »  Sweet smelling bloom adds a great spring scent to the landscape

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Outstanding evergreen foliage puts a shine on a shady growing location while teeny white flowers borne in the leaf axils in spring pack a powerful punch with their superb fragrance. Slow growing and great for grouping in shade!

Attributes
Fragrant
Foliage Color
Green
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Spring
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Shade
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Sarcococca ruscifolia

Thrives in shade. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune after new growth flushes in late spring to control size & shape. Protect from winter winds