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Cornus hemsleyi - C.K.Schneid.&Wangerin.

Common Name
Family Cornaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Mixed forests, thickets and streamsides at elevations of 1000 - 4000 metres[266].
Range E. Asia - north and western China.
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Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Cornus hemsleyi


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Cornus hemsleyi is a deciduous Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft 1in). It is in flower in July, and the seeds ripen in September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. 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

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Oil
Edible Uses: Oil

None known

Medicinal Uses

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Other Uses

Oil  Soap  Tannin

Oil from the seeds is used in making soap[266]. The leaves and bark are used as a source of industrial tannin[266].

Special Uses

Cultivation details

An easily grown plant, it succeeds in any soil of good or moderate fertility[1], ranging from acid to shallow chalk[200]. Grows well in heavy clay soils. Succeeds in full sun or light shade[[188]. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[200].

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Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame or in an outdoors seedbed if there is sufficient seed[80, 113]. The seed must be separated from the fruit flesh since this contains germination inhibitors[80, 164]. Stored seed should be cold stratified for 3 - 4 months and sown as early as possible in the year[164]. Scarification may also help as may a period of warm stratification before the cold stratification[80, 164]. Germination, especially of stored seed, can be very slow, taking 18 months or more[164]. Prick out the seedlings of cold-frame sown seeds into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and grow the plants on for their first winter in a greenhouse, planting out in the spring after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe side shoots, July/August in a frame. Cuttings of mature wood of the current year's growth, taken with a heel if possible, autumn in a cold frame. High percentage[78]. Layering of new growth in June/July. Takes 9 months[78].

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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