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DANAE racemosa

Commonly known as Alexandrian laurel

(Ruscus racemosus) - shade tolerant evergreen with arching sprays of narrow polished leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Lance-shaped, leaf-like stems to 10cm (4in).
  • Yellow
    Greenish yellow
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Shrub-like perennial with slender green shoots. Flowers are 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

DANAE racemosa

 
  • 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.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Terminal racemes 5cm (2in) long of 5-8 flowers
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Danae - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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