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Sarcococca Hookeriana Sweet Box Shrubs for Sale Online
Sarcococca Hookeriana just sounds like a party. Popular for use as high ground cover in shady spots, this evergreen shrub sports dark green foliage with small white blooms in the winter that are followed by black berries.
The plants' uniform growth habit paired with its lustrous foliage makes these shrubs ideal for a wide variety of landscape projects and yard plantings. Ideal care for these hardy ground cover shrubs includes partial to low sun and infrequent watering. Known for being extremely drought tolerant, the Sweet Box plants are great for planting in dry shade-dominated climates.
Botanically identified as 'Sarcococca Hookeriana Var. Humilis, this plant uniquely spreads by underground roots while keeping a slow growing, compact form above ground. The plants' shiny evergreen leaves, fragrant white flowers and black fruit will undoubtedly add seasonal interest to your yard.
There's so much to love about these shade loving plants. Did we mention this hardy shrub is deer resistant? The Sarcococca Hookeriana has a wide variety of uses, but the most popular uses are for use in mass plantings, borders, and for erosion control.
|Mature Height:||1.5 to 2 Feet|
|Mature Width:||4 to 6 Feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved evergreen flowering shrub, early spring flowering|
|Sunlight:||Full to part shade|
|Flower Color:||Fragrant white flowers|
|Foliage:||Dark green, evergreen|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||A truly deer proof shrub. Perfect for use as a groundcover in shaded gardens|
How to Care for Sarcococca Hookeriana
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!