Growing Calendar for Sarcococca Confusa Shrub
Delivery: Early March to Early November
If you grow box in your garden or on your vegetable plot as a windbreak and it’s succumbed to box blight – making it look sick, bare and unhealthy here is a fantastic alternative.
Enjoy Sarcococca confusa, the sweet box plant. This evergreen highly-fragrant shrub gives you attractive glossy leaves all year round on tidy compact plants that make fantastic hedges and windbreaks
In winter you’ll be struck by the heavenly scent emitted by the flowers of this variety. It is great grown as a hedge of singly in containers as a scented centrepiece surrounded by winter-flowering irises or winter-flowering pansies.
How your winter-flowering Sarcococca confusa plant arrives
In a 3 litre pot – perfect to plant in soil in spring
These plants arrive in a pot within a box to keep the plant sturdy and upright. The soil area may be covered in sacking or polythene to keep the soil moist which is ideal for the roots.
On arrival lift the plant gently out of the pot to check there are lots of roots showing on the sides of the soil.
Can’t plant straight away?
If you can't plant up your rose plant straight away, remove the sacking or polythene, and keep your potted plant in a sunny position. Keep the soil moist by watering each day. Look to planting into its permanent position within 5-7 days.
Shrubs offer visual interest all year round – whether in full leaf, full bloom or with bare stems set against the winter sky.
If you want to add height to your garden and increase the vertical interest consider planting a tree in your garden. There are trees particularly suited for gardens which don’t grow out of proportion to your property or develop too thick a canopy that blocks out sunlight.
Advice on how to plant bare roots.
See details on the size of the plants and how we deliver our various plants to you!
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days