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Phellodendron amurense sachalinense - F.Schmidt.

Common Name
Family Rutaceae
USDA hardiness 3-7
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Woods in mountains[58].
Range E. Asia - Japan, Korea.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Full sun
Phellodendron amurense sachalinense


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Phellodendron amurense sachalinense is a deciduous Tree growing to 12 m (39ft 4in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 3 and is not frost tender. The seeds ripen from September to October. The species is dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required). . The plant is not self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

P. amurense sachalinense. Fr.Schmidt.

Habitats

Woodland Garden Canopy; Secondary;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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Other Uses

Cork  Dye  Insecticide  Wood

A yellow dye is obtained from the unthickened bark[46, 61]. The bark is a cork substitute. It is used to make buoys, floats etc[61]. The bark of this tree is not corky[11, 200]. Wood - heavy, hard, strong, close grained. Used for furniture, the interior finish of buildings, utensils etc[46, 61]. An oil obtained from the seed has insecticidal properties similar to pyrethrum[57]. (This use is for the closely related P. amurense. It might also apply to this tree[K].)

Cultivation details

Prefers a moisture retentive well-drained deep rich loam in full sun[11, 200]. Grows best in areas with long hot summers[200]. Plants are gross feeders and require a rich soil if they are to perform well[11]. Dormant plants are very hardy, but the young growth is liable to damage from late spring frosts[11, 200]. This species is closely related to P. amurense, differing in its non-corky bark[11]. Dioecious. Male and female plants must be grown if seed is required.

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Propagation

Seed - best sown in the autumn in a cold frame[200]. Stored seed requires 2 months cold stratification, sow in late winter in a cold frame[78, 113]. Germination is usually good. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 7 - 10cm with a heel, July/August in a frame. Pot up in autumn and over winter in a cold frame. Fair to good percentage[78]. Root cuttings - obtain in December and store in leafmold in a warm place for 3 weeks. Cut into 4cm lengths and plant horizontally in pots. Grow on in a warm greenhouse. Good percentage[78].

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Phellodendron amurenseAmur Cork Tree, Chinese Corktree13
Phellodendron chinenseChinese Cork Tree03
Phellodendron lavalleiLavalle corktree10

 

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