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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
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.

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

Good under trees.
Foliage is used by flower arrangers.

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