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Ruscus aculeatus from Sicily - BSWJ15020

Pot Size: 2 litre
Price: £35.00
An evergreen, clump forming rhizomatous shrub with slender upright dark green stems to 2m tall in this area, with up to 20 short branches in their upper sections. With spine-tipped ovate leaf-like cladodes, that are actually flattened shoots, bearing a succession of tiny white and purple flowers in winter to spring. Followed by bright red berries on female flowers when pollinated. A from we found on a shaded small flood plain in the south of Sicily in 2016. Easily grown in almost any site, but best in shade, in most types of soils, a very tough and amenable plant, drought tolerant. Height 2m, Spread 2m.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Asparagaceae) Ruscus aculeatus from Sicily BSWJ15020
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub Purple, White Winter, spring medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich well drained Part shade, Shade Evergreen Italy
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No RED berries
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