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botanical name:
Daphne laureola 'Margaret Mathew'
Daphne laureola 'Margaret Mathew' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spurge laurel
family:  Thymelaeaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.40m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: light green
fruit colour: black
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Compact, dwarf evergreen. Glossy, leathery, dark green leaves. Clusters of slightly fragrant, pale green flowers in late winter and early spring, followed by fleshy black fruits.

cultivation:
Well drained, moderately fertile soil, preferably neutral or slightly acid or alkaline. Full sun or part shade but will tolerate deep shade.

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