Butcher's bloom

Ruscus aculeatus

  • Butcher's bloom
  • Butcher's bloom
  • Butcher's bloom
  • Butcher's bloom
  • Butcher's bloom
  • Butcher's bloom
  • Flower name
    Butcher's bloom
  • Scientific name
    Ruscus aculeatus
  • AliasButcher's bloom, 梛筏, ルスクス, ルスカス
  • Place of originMediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Butcher's bloom

Butcher's bloom, scientific name:Ruscus aculeatus, is an evergreen small trees of the depatment Asparagaceae,of Ruscus genus native to the Mediterranean coast. It is a dioecious branches. Looks like a stiff leaves dark green leaf branches (youjovs) is a deformed stem. Pointed at the tip of the leaf branches like thorns, succession in the vertical direction as well as the. One each of the leaves bloom flower purple heart in a green surrounding. After the flower ripens gradually to red and small spherical berries.

Common name: Butcher's bloom,scientific name:Ruscus aculeatus (RSC), aka:Butcher's bloom, origin: Mediterranean, height: 30-60 cm, flowering period: March-may , Flower color: heart with purple surroundings green, flower diameter:0.2cm, the fruiting period: July-next year February, fruit color: red, fruit shape: spherical, fruit, diameter: 0.5-0.7 cm, leaf length: 2-4 cm


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Asparagaceae
  • Genus
    Ruscus
  • Species
    R. aculeatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lilies
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSmall Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorRed
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.2 cm

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