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Neillia thyrsiflora - D.Don.

Common Name
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness 7-10
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Exposed slopes along streams at elevations of 1600 - 2100 metres in Nepal[272]. In bushes at elevations of 1000 - 3000 metres in NW Yunnan, China[266].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas to western China, Burma and south to Indonesia.
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Weed Potential No
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Frost Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Neillia thyrsiflora


Neillia thyrsiflora

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Neillia thyrsiflora is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft 10in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower in July, and the seeds ripen from September to October. 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 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

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Fruit
Edible Uses:

Fruit - eaten when fully ripe[272].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

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Cultivation details

Prefers a moist, well aerated soil in a sunny or partly shaded position[200]. This species is nt very winter hardy, tolerating temperatures down to about -5 c. It succeeds outdoors in the milder areas of Britain[200]. Unlike other members of this genus, this species flowers on the current season's growth and so any pruning is best carried out in late winter or early spring[200].

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Propagation

Seed - sow late winter or early spring in a warm greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a semi-shaded position 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. Softwood cuttings in early summer[200]. Semi-ripe cuttings in the summer in a closed frame with botom heat[200]. Division of suckers in the autumn[200].

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther

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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