Sarcococca saligna, commonly known as Willowleaf Sweet Box, stands as a botanical gem that enchants with its delicate beauty and captivating fragrance. This evergreen shrub boasts slender, willow-like leaves that lend an air of grace to any garden setting. Its slender, arching branches create an elegant, weeping form, making it a distinctive and eye-catching addition to the landscape.

The true allure of Sarcococca saligna lies in its ability to captivate the senses. In late winter and early spring, inconspicuous but highly fragrant white flowers emerge, filling the air with a sweet perfume that is both subtle and delightful. This unexpected burst of fragrance transforms the garden into a fragrant oasis, making it a cherished plant for those seeking a sensory experience in their outdoor spaces.

Perfect for shaded areas or woodland gardens, Willowleaf Sweet Box is a shade-tolerant species that thrives in a variety of soil conditions. Its adaptability, combined with a low-maintenance nature, makes it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners alike. Sarcococca saligna is a testament to the beauty that can be found in simplicity, offering a touch of sophistication and olfactory delight to any garden sanctuary.


Sarcococca saligna 2L

Estimated delivery between 24 -27 Apr or order now for next working day.

Free Standard Delivery over £150
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Product Information

✓ Shade tolerant

✓ Fragrant blooms

✓ Winter flowering

✓ Evergreen

✓ Small, compact shrub

✓ Supplied in a 2L Growers pot 

Delivery Options

Delivery information for UK Mainland Deliveries: 

Our price for Standard Delivery is £5.99. This price is the same regardless of how many items you purchase! If you spend £150.00 or above, Standard Delivery is free. Standard Delivery takes 2-6 Working Days. 


Next Working Delivery is £9.99. Please place your order by 2pm Monday – Thursday. Please note deliveries are carried out by a third party courier; therefore, we cannot guarantee our Next Day Delivery Service. During very busy periods, Next Working Day delivery may be temporarily unavailable. 

Postcode and delivery exclusions apply.


After flowering, remove any damaged branches. Very low maintenance plant.  Tolerant of a shady spot in the garden.

Images are used for illustrative purposes only. Due to the maturity of the plant and the time of the year, plants may not arrive looking like our images.   

1m x 2m
Partial/Full Shade
Well drained, fertile
Fully hardy

Frequently Asked Questions

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If you select Standard Delivery you will receive your order in 2-5 Working Days from the day your order was placed.

95% of the plants we have in stock on our website can be planted 365 days a year providing the ground is not frozen or waterlogged at time of planting.

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