Herb latin name: Stephanandra tanakae
Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 foot)
Habitat of Stephanandra tanakae:Scrub in mountains of C. Honshu.
Other uses of the herb:Plants can be grown as an informal hedge.
Propagation of Stephanandra tanakae:Seed - we have no information for this species but it is likely to require a period of cold stratification and would probably be best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe. Sow stored seed in a cold frame as soon as it is received. 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. Division in early spring is a very effective means of increase. Roots cuttings, March in a warm greenhouse. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 10 - 12cm long, July in a frame. High percentage.
Cultivation of the herb:Scrub in mountains of C. Honshu.
Medicinal use of Stephanandra tanakae:None known
Known hazards of Stephanandra tanakae:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.