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Sarcococca hookeriana Purple Gem ('PURPLERIJ1'PBR) EU 59941



Sarcococca Purple Gem is a gem! Purple Gem is very bushy and has beautiful, deep purple-red stems. The foliage is elegant: long, shiny and dark green. In the period January – March Purple Gem gives a lot of wonderfully scented flowers. Good for biodiversity! The flowers are white with purple tips.

Purple Gem has a good root system and can be planted in any type of soil that is moist but good water permeable. Place Purple Gem in the sun or semi-shade in the garden or in a pot on balcony or terrace. Purple Gem is also very suitable for a low hedge! Pruning is not necessary but can be done after flowering. After 10 years, Purple Gem is about 75 cm high and 50 cm wide. Hardy up to -20 ºC.


Key Points

  1. Red branches
  2. Many fragrant flowers
  3. Very well-branched habit
  4. Good root system
  5. An improvement of Purple Stem


Sarcococca Purple Gem winner of:

  • KVBC Zilver GrootGroenPlus 2023
KVBC Zilver GrootGroenPlus 2023

Breeder: Boomkwekerij Robert Rijnbeek

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