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Sarcococca Sarcococca confusa

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Phonetic Spelling
sar-koh-KOH-kah kon-FEW-suh
Description

Drought tolerant once established; slow to moderate growth rate. Particularly resistant to damage by deer.  It has a loose form in youth, densely branched becoming rounded with age.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sarcococca
    Species:
    confusa
    Family:
    Buxaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Rounded
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Winter
    Fruit Description:
    Red fruit changes to black and matures in fall and lasts into spring.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Small white flowers in late winter.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Black
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Lustrous dark black-green leaves, 1.2-2.5" long.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer