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DANAE racemosa

Commonly known as Alexandrian laurel

(Ruscus racemosus) - shade tolerant evergreen with arching sprays of narrow polished leaves
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£18.00 each

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  • Evergreen - leaf-like stems to 10cm (4in).
  • Height - 1m (3ft)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - shrub-like perennial with slender green shoots. Terminal racemes 5cm (2in) long of 5-8 small, greenish-yellow flowers followed by small, orange-red berries.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - slow to establish. Can be a rare and hard to find plant
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Turkey
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Danae - Growing Guide
1m (3ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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