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Sweet Box

£40.00
7.5 Litre pot
Key information
The Sweet Box provides fragrant and visual interest in winter. It has glossy green leaves with sweet smelling, small white flowers which are followed by black berries. Well received by bees and other wildlife at that time of year.
Good to know
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Flowering
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Scented
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Evergreen
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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

Position close to your door to enjoy the sweet smelling flowers throughout winter.

How to care

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Aspect
Shade and Partial

Sweet box is happy in shade and can tolerate most partial conditions if required.

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Care Level
Easy

This is a low maintenance plant.

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Watering
Drought tolerant

Water Sweet Box regularly in the first year but it is drought tolerant once established.

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Feeding
Compost

Use a good quality, peat free compost when planting and add to soil once a year in spring to provide added nutrients.

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Soil
Will tolerate most soil types

Ensure soil is well drained. It doesn't like soggy roots. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Sarcococca hookeriana Winter Gem ('Pmoore03'PBR)
PLANT TYPE
Flowers every year & always green (evergreen)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Large
HARDINESS
Hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
7.5L
TOXICITY
Not that has been reported.
EVENTUAL SPREAD (2-5 YEARS)
Height - 0.5m-1m, Width - 0.5m-1m

Watering - When, how and what to avoid

In this Soto Masterclass we show you how best to water your plants.

Follow along with Max as he explains the finger dip test, how to water and when to water.

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