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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.


Commonly known as False Solomon's seal, May lily

Genus, closely related to Polygonatum, Solomon's seal, of 28 species of spreading or clump-forming, rhizomatous perennials from woodland or forests in western Europe to eastern Asia, North America, Mexico, Guatemala and Panama.

Spikenard is the American Aralia racemosa.

Further Reading....

  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous perennials
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - syn Maianthemum. Excellent for a woodland garden.
  • Place of origin - western Europe to eastern Asia, North America, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

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SMILACINA racemosa  >

Commonly known as: False spikenard.
Clump-forming rhizomatous perennial with yellowish-white flowers and red berries
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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