Growing guide

How to grow sarcococca

Well worth growing for its rich winter perfume, this unassuming evergreen shrub is low maintenance, easy to grow and loves a shady spot

Quick facts

  • Easy-to-grow evergreen shrub
  • Small but richly scented winter flowers 
  • Grow in full or partial shade
  • Best planted in spring or autumn
  • Can be grown in borders or containers
  • Cut flowers will fragrance the home

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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