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RUSCUS hypoglossum

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

Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£25.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
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  • Evergreen - what appear to be leaves are flettened stems (cladodophylls). Ovate, glossy, mid-green cladophylls to 10cm (4in) long
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - clump-forming subshrub. Produces arching, unbranched shoots. Female plants, if pollinated, produce spherical, red berries 1cm (½in) across on the upper sides of the cladophylls
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble free
  • Place of origin - Italy, Czech Republic to Turkey
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
45cm (18in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  1m (39in)
 

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