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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

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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.

Genus Sarcococca
Group/Species hookeriana
Variety Winter Gem
Type Shrub
Common Name Christmas box
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant away from direct sunlight and keep moist. To aid quick establishment, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole. Displays are much more effective planted in groups of 3.
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.