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Ruscus aculeatus 'Sparkler' /Sparkle Ruscus

Ruscus aculeatus 'Sparkler'  / Ruscus aculeatus 'Sparkler'
Evergreen shrub with bright red berries
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Evergreen shrub with bright red berries

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Scientific Name: Ruscus aculeatus 'Sparkler'
Common Name: Sparkle Ruscus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This plant can tolerate a very wide range of growing conditions from rather poor soils to fertile, well drained soilds. It grows well in shade. Male and female flowers are produced on separate plants so both sexes are required to produce fruit. This is an excellent shrub for the woodland garden.