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Butcher’s-broom (Ruscus aculeatus) 假葉樹

Butcher’s-broom (Ruscus aculeatus) 假葉樹

2016-01-04 010 (Medium)

Butcher’s-broom (Ruscus aculeatus) seeds. 假葉樹種子.

This evergreen shrub is native in Mediterranean.  Easy to grow.  Best growing  in full sun to partial shade location but also can grow in full shade location in moist soil.  Small green flowers on the foliage in late winter to early spring follows with red berries.   Berries attract birds.   Plants are with sharp edges of the leaves, handle with care!   USDA Zones:7-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).    Propagate by seeds, division or rhizomes.  Medicinal.

它是蠻獨特的花的位置生長在"葉"(葉狀枝)上.  又稱為:百勞金雀花,瓜子松, 它是地中海地區原生的常綠灌木.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處但也能生活在僅有散光的環境.  葉上的不起眼小小綠花於冬末春初盛開,結著結果,果實由綠熟成紅色引來鳥類覓食.  植物葉緣尖銳要小心安全!  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟植株3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  以種子,分株或地下根莖來繁殖.   藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%81%87%E8%91%89%E6%A8%B9    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2056/                           http://www.twwiki.com/wiki/%E5%81%87%E8%91%89%E6%A8%B9