Exceptional selection of the European Butcher's Broom which is an indispensable evergreen deer-proof shrub for shade. The ornamental feature on this are the large red berries which sit squarely on the middle of the "leaves". This is a self-fertile form so it will always bear fruit and it will get to 4' in 10 years.
Butcher's Broom. Stiff branches of these were gathered into brooms for the serious sweeping required in European shops. This is the choice metrosexual form not needing a partner to set red marble fruit right on the "leaf" surface. Slow growing, evergreen, drought tolerant. Medicinal.
Honorary member of the Odd Plants Society. This tough shrublet is related to Asparagus and the apparent leaves are not leaves at all but modified stem parts called cladodes and in the midvein of these rests a tiny inconspicuous (and that is being generous) flower. This is a male clone and it would be great to get a female plant for the showy red fruit sitting on the surface of the "leaf"
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