Herb latin name: Lindera pulcherrima
Family: Lauraceae (Laurel Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Lindera pulcherrima:Oak forests, where it is often common in the understorey, to 2700 metres.
Other uses of the herb:Wood - moderately hard, even grained. Used for construction, tea boxes etc. Used for fuel.
Propagation of Lindera pulcherrima:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn in a greenhouse. The seed has a short viability and should not be allowed to dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July in a frame. Layering.
Cultivation of the herb:Oak forests, where it is often common in the understorey, to 2700 metres.
Medicinal use of Lindera pulcherrima:None known
Known hazards of Lindera pulcherrima:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.