Sarcococca ruscifolia var. chinensis
Red-fruited Sweet Box
Item #: 3914
Zones: 7b to 9a, at least
Height: 48" tall
Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.
Click Add to wishlist to get an email when back in stock
Sarcococca ruscifolia var. chinensis is the little-known red-fruited sweet box from several provinces in southern China where it can be found hanging from limestone cliffs from 1,000'-7,000' elevation. In the garden, Sarcococca ruscifolia var. chinensis forms a dense 4' tall x 4' wide easy-to-grow mound of green foliage adorned with tiny fragrant white flowers starting in October and then followed by lovely, seasonally-colored, red fruit in winter.