Sarcococca species /Sweet Box

Sarcococca species  / Sarcococca species
Evergreen foliage
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Evergreen foliage

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Scientific Name: Sarcococca species
Common Name: Sweet Box
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Winter
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Winter
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an evergreen shrub grown primarily for its dark green leathery foliage. Flowers are small but fragrant. This plant tolerates shade quite well, but cannot take full sunlight in the summer.