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Euptelea polyandra - Siebold.&Zucc.

Common Name Euptelea
Family Eupteleaceae
USDA hardiness 6-7
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Forests in mountains, C. and S. Japan[58].
Range E. Asia - Japan.
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Weed Potential No
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Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Euptelea polyandra Euptelea


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Summary

Bloom Color: Red. Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. Form: Pyramidal, Spreading or horizontal.


Physical Characteristics

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Euptelea polyandra is a deciduous Tree growing to 8 m (26ft) by 6 m (19ft) at a medium rate.
See above for USDA hardiness. It is hardy to UK zone 6. It is in flower in May. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Plant Habitats

Woodland Garden Secondary; Dappled Shade;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves
Edible Uses:

Leaves - cooked. A famine food, used when all else fails[179].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

Landscape Uses:Border, Hedge, Screen, Standard, Specimen. Prefers an open moderately rich free soil[1] and full sun[200]. Grows well in an open situation in a woodland garden or shrub border[200]. Special Features:Attractive foliage, Not North American native, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms.

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Plant Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame[200]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Layering.

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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