Herb latin name: Eurya acuminata
Synonyms: Eurya japonica
Family: Theaceae (Tea Family)
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 foot)
Habitat of Eurya acuminata:Hill forests, especially those of pine, 1500 - 2400 metres. Open places at elevations of 1000 - 2800 metres in Nepal.
Other uses of the herb:Wood - soft, even grained, moderately hard. Used mainly as a fuel. An excellent fuel.
Propagation of Eurya acuminata:Seed - sow as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame or sow in early spring in a greenhouse. 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, 6 - 8cm with a slight heel, July/August in individual pots in a frame. High percentage.
Cultivation of the herb:Hill forests, especially those of pine, 1500 - 2400 metres. Open places at elevations of 1000 - 2800 metres in Nepal.
Medicinal use of Eurya acuminata:None known
Known hazards of Eurya acuminata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.