Herb latin name: Lonicera morrowii
Synonyms: Lonicera morrowi
Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)
Medicinal use of Lonicera morrowii:The fruit is cathartic and emetic.
Description of the plant:
(6 1/2 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Open places in meadows, river sides, sandy coasts, and open deciduous forests of lowlands and montane regions.
Edible parts of Lonicera morrowii:Fruit - raw. There is a question mark as to whether this fruit might be poisonous, or perhaps cathartic and emetic. The fruit is about 7mm in diameter.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. Stored seed requires 2 months cold stratification and should be sown as soon as possible in a cold frame. 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, 7 - 10cm with or without a heel, July/August in a frame. Good percentage. Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth, 15 - 20cm with or without a heel, November in a cold frame. Good percentage. Layering in autumn.
Cultivation of Lonicera morrowii:Open places in meadows, river sides, sandy coasts, and open deciduous forests of lowlands and montane regions.
Known hazards of Lonicera morrowii:The fruit is poisonous.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.