Herb latin name: Kadsura oblongifolia
Edible parts of Kadsura oblongifolia:Fruit - raw or cooked. The subglobose to ellipsoid fruit is 12 - 20mm in diameter.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Forests at elevations of 500 - 1000 metres in Hainan Province.
Propagation of Kadsura oblongifolia: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 at elevations of 500 - 1000 metres in Hainan Province.
Medicinal use of Kadsura oblongifolia:None known
Known hazards of Kadsura oblongifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.