Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem'

This is a plant that you'll sniff out before you've seen it – with a beautiful jasmine scent which wafts around the garden in mid winter. More
1 x 9cm pot 200362-1 £7.50 Delivery late September
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3 x 9cm pots 200362-3 £19.95 Delivery late September
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1 x 3 litre pot 200362-3L £18.95 Delivery late September
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More Details

This is a plant that you'll sniff out before you've seen it – with a beautiful jasmine scent which wafts around the garden in mid winter. It thrives in the shade.

Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Christmas box
Border Position Front
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height Suits hedges from 30cm - 100cm
Spacing 50-75cm (20-30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Care Tips Winter Gem' thrives in the shade and responds well to trimming in order to maintain its dense, compact form. Trim back shoots after it has flowered in order to maintain its naturally compact form.
Flowering January - February
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Sarcococca hookeriana 'Winter Gem' reviews

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Reviewed 15th October 2019 by Susan

Haven't planted it yet but have a similar plant so am expecting it to do the job in a shady area.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Charlotte

It has grown really well and flowered beautifully.