A branched shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and sweet-smelling white flowers in summer. These plants are mostly grown for their attractive evergreen leaves, held on slender woody branches, making good houseplants and fillers for flower arrangements. There are attractive red berries in winter. Plants naturally grow to a height of 2-3m,sometimes twining up to 5m outside in a warm garden, but smaller when contained by a colder climate and growing in a pot indoors. These are traditional medicinal plants.
Forest Asparagus grows in light shade and moist humous-rich soils. Indoors, place the plant in bright indirect sunlight. Do not over-water. Plants are fast growing. In warm Mediterranean gardens, the plants willc limb up a fence or pergola, using small thorns on the stems as attachments.
Pack of 10 seeds. Sow in spring and summer . Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.
Caution: The berries are mildly toxic. Plants can be invasive if grown outdoors in Mediterranean climates.
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