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Sarcococca (Christmas Box)

Christmas Box are rarely cultivated, evergreen dwarf shrubs from open spots in woods in eastern Asia. All Sarcococca species have ornamental dark green, slightly glossy leaves and axillary white flowers followed by decorative bright red fruits in summer and autumn. All are easily grown in any humus rich, well drained soil in partial shade.
Sow seeds flat in any rich, well drained soil and keep pots outside in a protected spot. Seeds require a prolonged cooling period prior to germination in late spring. Carefully transplant young plants to the final spot in the garden as soon as they are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
7 seeds per package.
Sarcococca ruscifolia (Christmas Box)

Sarcococca ruscifolia (Christmas Box)

50 (100)cm, Christmas Box is an evergreen, slowly growing woody shrub from China with leathery, glossy, dark green, broad leaves and small, strongly fragrant flowers followed by ornamental, bright scarlet berries. In habit similar to butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus), yet it belongs to a completely different family (Berberidaceae). For any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. III-IV.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 4078 € 4,99