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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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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
  • 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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