Ruscus x microglossus
BUTCHER'S BROOM
Asparagaceae-Nolinoideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, not found wild

Other Botanical Names: Ruscus hypoglossum x R. hypophyllum, R. hypoglossum ssp. microglossus

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Ruscus x microglossus
BUTCHER'S BROOM
Asparagaceae-Nolinoideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: dark green

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: pot, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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