Herb latin name: Neillia thyrsiflora
Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Edible parts of Neillia thyrsiflora:Fruit - eaten when fully ripe.
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Exposed slopes along streams at elevations of 1600 - 2100 metres in Nepal. In bushes at elevations of 1000 - 3000 metres in NW Yunnan, China.
Propagation of Neillia thyrsiflora:Seed - sow late winter or early spring in a warm greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a semi-shaded position 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. Softwood cuttings in early summer. Semi-ripe cuttings in the summer in a closed frame with botom heat. Division of suckers in the autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Exposed slopes along streams at elevations of 1600 - 2100 metres in Nepal. In bushes at elevations of 1000 - 3000 metres in NW Yunnan, China.
Medicinal use of Neillia thyrsiflora:None known
Known hazards of Neillia thyrsiflora:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.