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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Pennsylvania Gold Medal Award Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Creamy White
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Winter Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Sarcococca is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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HIMILAYAN SWEET BOX

Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis

Buy Himalayan Sweet Box online. Himalayan Sweet Box is a 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. This plant is tolerant of dry shade and urban conditions that thrive with little care.

Mature Height:

1-2 Feet

Mature Spread:

5-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Buxaceae · Common Name: Sweet Box

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase HIMILAYAN SWEET BOX Online

Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 8327

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(2 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$35.00

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Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 10184

(3.17 gallons / 12 liters)
(3 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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I've never seen a plant packaged that well before and was surprised at the size and quality of the plant itself.


Ferman
Royal, AR
November 2016

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