Herb latin name: Sinofranchetia chinensis
Family: Lardizabalaceae (Lardizabala Family)
Edible parts of Sinofranchetia chinensis:Fruit - raw. Insipid. The size of a grape. The fruit is about 2cm in diameter.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Woodland, 1500 - 2800 metres. Dense forests along valleys, forest margins and among shrubs.
Propagation of Sinofranchetia chinensis:Seed - can be sown as soon as it is ripe or in late winter in a cold frame. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots once they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Layering of new shoots in summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Woodland, 1500 - 2800 metres. Dense forests along valleys, forest margins and among shrubs.
Medicinal use of Sinofranchetia chinensis:None known
Known hazards of Sinofranchetia chinensis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.