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botanical name:
Danae racemosa
Danae racemosa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Alexandrian Laurel
synonyms:  Ruscus racemosa, Ruscus racemosus
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown & green
main season: All Year
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Small narrow glossy dark green leaves on arching bamboo like stems. Clump forming and slowly spreading. Insignificant greenish- yellow flowers in June, followed by orange-red berries.

cultivation:
Best in moist, well, drained, reasonably fertile soil in part of full shade. Will tolerate dry soil and periods of drought.

usage:
Good under trees.
Foliage is used by flower arrangers.

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