Israeli Ruscus for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental leaves and for the fruits, planting season in spring to autumn, better to buy plant, rhizomes or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Israeli Ruscus – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 7-10a, but also grown as house plant, water needed – small to average amount, light conditions – partial shade to full shade, height: 50-90cm, 20-36 inches (1.5-3 feet).
Blooming in the spring to summer in star shaped flowers that appear in green color.
Alternative names: Butcher’s-broom, Ruscus hypophyllum, Ruscus aculeatus, Box holly, Kneeholy, Jew’s myrtle, Pettigree, Knee hull, Knee holm, Shepherd’s myrtle, Wild myrtle
Israeli Ruscus for sale
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Location –dry and rocky habitats, Israeli ruscus is a drought-tolerant plant
Light – partial or full shade
Soil– well drained soil with organic material
Propagation – Easier to start from cuttings.
Pruning – in the early spring cutt off dead stems
Fertilizer – Fertilizer will speed the growth of your plant but it is not a must.
Fruits – orange-red berries 5 to 10 mm(0.2 to 0.4inch)