- Common Name(s):
- Oriental sarcococca
Drought tolerant; suckers to form colony; slow to moderate growth rate. Particularly resistant to damage by deer.
- 2-3 ft.
- Alternate, simple, leathery, lustrous dark green leaves; 1.5 to 3 in. long
- 0.5 in. off-white, fragrant flowers in early winter; shiny black fruit
- 6 to 8
- Partial shade to shade; acidic, moist, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter
- Medium to fine
- Rounded, compact
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1769