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Arabis serrata - Franch.&Sav.

Common Name
Family Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
USDA hardiness 6-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rocky or sandy places in mountains - only found on Mt. Fuji in C. Japan[58].
Range E. Asia - Japan.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Arabis serrata


Arabis serrata

 

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Physical Characteristics

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Arabis serrata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from July to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Bees, Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves
Edible Uses:

Young leaves - cooked[177].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

Cultivation details

Easily grown in ordinary well-drained soil[1]. A polymorphic species[58]. Plants are stoloniferous[1].

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Propagation

Seed - it is best to surface sow the seed as soon as it is ripe in a light position in a cold frame[134]. Seed can also be sown in spring. It usually germinates in 2 - 3 weeks at 21°c[134]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division after flowering[111]. Very easy, the divisions can be planted out straight into their permanent positions if required. Cuttings in a shady border in summer[1].

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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