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Ruscus hypoglossum - Plant

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Description

Butcher s-broom, mouse thorn and horse tongue lily

Ruscus hypoglossum is a small evergreen shrub with a native range from Italy north to Austria and Slovakia and east to Turkey and Crimea. Common names include spineless butcher s-broom, mouse thorn and horse tongue lily.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Butcher s-broom, mouse thorn and horse tongue lily
Maximum Reachable Height 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time April to May
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Do not prune plants in the fall. Simply cut off any dead or diseased canes.Stop fertilizing 6 weeks before the first frost but continue watering during dry autumn weather to help keep plants fortified during the dry winter.Mound, mulch, or add compost after a few frosts but before the ground freezes.

Ruscus hypoglossum care

Large rose canes can be cut back by as much as two thirds, and smaller ones to within 6 to 12 inches of the ground.When you transplant your plants, be sure to dig a much bigger hole than you think you need and add plenty of organic matter such as compost or aged manure.

Sunlight Part shade to full shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Ruscus hypoglossum special feature

Small evergreen shrub noted for growing in dense shade. Woodland gardens. Foundations. Hedge.

Ruscus hypoglossum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Ruscus aculeatus is an herb commonly referred to as Butcher s Broom due to its hard roots and (supposed) antibacterial properties being traditionally used to clean the cutting boards of butchers
  • It also holds traditional medicinal uses, which maily focus around improving blood flow in the veins by contracting them

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