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Rhamnella franguloides - (Maxim.)Weber.

Common Name
Family Rhamnaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats On slopes, along roadsides or in forests at elevations below 1100 metres[266].
Range E. Asia - China, S. Japan, Korea.
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Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Rhamnella franguloides


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Rhamnella franguloides

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Rhamnella franguloides is a deciduous Shrub growing to 6 m (19ft 8in). It is in flower from May to June, and the seeds ripen from August to October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
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

R. japonica. Microrhamnus franguloides.

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Fruit
Edible Uses:

Fruit[177]. The fruit, which is up to 10mm long, turns dark purple when it is fully ripe[275].

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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

We have very little information for this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it could succeed outdoors in at least the milder areas of the country.

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Propagation

Seed - best sown in the autumn in a cold frame. Stored seed will require 1 - 2 months stratification and should be sown as early in the year as possible in a cold frame. 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. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Cuttings of mature wood of the current year's growth, autumn in a frame. Layering in early spring.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants 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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