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Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - subshrubs
  • Full shade
  • Full sun - grow in any but waterlogged soil
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - Madeira and the Azores, throughout Europe and northern Africa to Iran
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Ruscus - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of RUSCUS

RUSCUS aculeatus

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Commonly known as: Box holly, Butcher's broom, Kneeholly.
thick clump-forming small shrub with red berries. Mixed sex plants only available.
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £13.00 each

RUSCUS aculeatus 'John Redmond'  AWARD

RUSCUS aculeatus 'John Redmond'  >

Commonly known as: Box Holly, Butcher's broom, Kneeholly.
A compact hermaphrodite form that regularly produces berries
£16.00 each
Available again from June 2020 -

RUSCUS hypoglossum

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Excellent groundcover on a shady area from this dense 'leafy' and rare shrub. Tiny green flowers on the upper leaf surface are followed, on female plants by red cherry-like fruits
£25.00 each

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