Alexandrian laurel Danae racemosa

Alexandrian laurel


D. racemosa is an elegant evergreen shrub to 1.2m tall and wide, with glossy green foliage and insignificant flowers at the stem-tips, followed by red berries

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Alexandrian laurel

    • Common names

      Ruscus racemosus

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 10. Cut old shoots back to ground level in spring

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Divide from autumn to early spring

  • insectPests

    Generally trouble free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free