Sarcococca hookeriana

Sweet Box

Family: Buxaceae Box


Type Shrub, groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 8B
Exposure Full shade to partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, foundation, ground cover, massing, specimen
Height 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Spread 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black, blue
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded