Herb latin name: Kadsura heteroclita
Synonyms: Uvaria heteroclita
Edible parts of Kadsura heteroclita:Fruit - raw or cooked. The subglobose fruit is 25 - 40mm in diameter. Seed. No more details are given.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Forests, ravines and along the sides f rivers at elevations of 400 - 900 metres.
Propagation of Kadsura heteroclita:Seed - best sown when it is ripe in the autumn in a cold frame. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on for at least their first winter in a greenhouse. Plant out in early summer and give some protection for their first winter outdoors. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 5 - 8cm with a heel, August in a frame. Overwinter in the greenhouse and plant out in late spring. Good percentage. Layering of long shoots in the autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Forests, ravines and along the sides f rivers at elevations of 400 - 900 metres.
Medicinal use of Kadsura heteroclita:None known
Known hazards of Kadsura heteroclita:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.