Herb latin name: Callicarpa mollis


Family: Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)



Edible parts of Callicarpa mollis:

Fruit. No further details are given.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Deciduous
Shrub

Height:
2.4 m
(7 3/4 foot)

Flowering:
July

Habitat of the herb:

Rich woods and thickets. In forests from the lowlands to elevations of 500 metres.

Propagation of Callicarpa mollis:

Seed - sow February in a greenhouse. Only just cover the seed. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 3 months at 18C. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter, planting them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood 10cm long, July/August in a frame. High percentage. Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth with a heel taken in early spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

Rich woods and thickets. In forests from the lowlands to elevations of 500 metres.

Medicinal use of Callicarpa mollis:

None known

Known hazards of Callicarpa mollis:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.