Herb latin name: Persea gammieana
Family: Lauraceae (Laurel Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Persea gammieana:Forests, 1500 - 2400 metres. Broadleaved forests at elevations of 2000 - 2600 metres in Nepal.
Other uses of the herb:Wood - moderately hard, even grained. Used for planking, tea boxes etc.
Propagation of Persea gammieana:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in early spring. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first 2 winters. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer and give some protection from winter cold for their first winter or two outdoors.
Cultivation of the herb:Forests, 1500 - 2400 metres. Broadleaved forests at elevations of 2000 - 2600 metres in Nepal.
Medicinal use of Persea gammieana:None known
Known hazards of Persea gammieana:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.