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Sweet Box or Christmas Box - Sarcococca Hookeriana Digyna
Sarcococca Hookeriana Digyna, Shrubs, UK
Sarcococca Hookeriana Digyna, low growing fragrant shrub
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Order Value Del. Cost
Below £50 No Delivery
£50-£300 £29.95
Over £300 Free


Destination Del. Cost
Channel Islands £145
Isle of Man £145
Isle of Wight £95
Northern Ireland £95
Republic of Ireland £95
Scotland & Scottish Highlands £75

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Height Excluding Pot:
60-80cm (1ft 11-2ft 7)

Plant shape: Hookeriana Purple Stem
Pot size: 20 Litres
Plant ID: 724
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Sarcococca Hookeriana Digyna

This image displays plant 60-80 cm tall.

Height Excluding Pot:
(1ft 11-2ft 7)

Pot size: 20 Litres

Price: £69.95
30% Discount £48.97
Discount applied to orders over £300 (excl delivery)
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Price: £69.95
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RHS Perfect for pollinators logo AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme by the RHS and are deemed:
         Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions/Available to buy/Of good constitution/Essentially stable in form & colour/Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Sarcococca Hookeriana Digyna - Commonly known as Sweet Box or Christmas Box is a small low growing shrub originating from China and the Himalayas.  A compact and bushy evergreen shrub, it forms a lovely small shaped hedge. Essentially a woodland shrub Christmas Box is also excellent for ground cover and under tree planting as it will positively tolerate dry shade.  This is a low maintenance shrub which proves very useful for many of those difficult areas in the garden. It will accept atmospheric pollution, dry conditions, shade and almost total neglect and still perform well for you.
The fragrance of Sweet Box is glorious and there's nothing more lovely than wandering around the winter garden and smelling its heavenly scent. For this reason alone it's worth planting one of these close to an entrance door. 
Flowering: Producing white fragrant flowers in winter followed by black berries that are loved by birds - on the RHS Pollinators list.
RHS have awarded this plant with their Award of Garden Merit.


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