Smilacina Racemosa

 

False Solomon's Seal. A clump-forming perennial with veined mid-green leaves. Plume-like creamy white flowers in spring followed by red berries. Max Height 90cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers April to May. Fruits June.

 

Plant in well drained lime free soil. Shelter from cold winds. Shaded site. Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.