Sweet Box 'Himalayan'

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Great groundcover for the shade garden! The polished appearance of the dark green leaves create a clean-looking uniform appearance. Fragrant white flowers are followed by blue-black fruit. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja
  • Light Needs : Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Needs : Moderate
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Donut Type
Botanical Name Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 2 Feet or less
Mature Spread 7 - 12 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color White
Bloom Time Spring
Light Needs Partial Shade, Full Shade
Habit Compact
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Dwarf Plant, Fragrant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Shade Loving, Showy Fruit
Landscape Uses Border, Hedges and Screens
Water Needs Moderate
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
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