80 (130)cm, a very compact growing Asparagus species with strong, woody, benching branches, which are silvery brown in their juvenile stage, covered with some larger thorns and numerous linear dark green leaves. Small yellowish green flowers are followed by small berries turning to bright red on maturing. From succulent shrub formations, growing in any rich, yet well drained soil in a sunny spot. Reduce watering to a minimum in winter. IX-X.