Herb latin name: Rubus tsangorum
Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Edible parts of Rubus tsangorum:Fruit - raw or cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Sparse montane forests and thickets at elevations of 200 - 1200 metres in Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces.
Other uses of Rubus tsangorum:A purple to dull blue dye is obtained from the fruit.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - requires stratification and is best sown in early autumn in a cold frame. Stored seed requires one month stratification at about 3°C and is best sown as early as possible in the year. Prick out the seedlings when they are large enough to handle and grow on in a cold frame. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Tip layering in July. Plant out in autumn. Division in early spring or just before leaf-fall in the autumn.
Cultivation of Rubus tsangorum:Sparse montane forests and thickets at elevations of 200 - 1200 metres in Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Rubus tsangorum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.