Herb latin name: Trochocarpa clarkei
Edible parts of Trochocarpa clarkei:Fruit - raw.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Alpine regions at elevations of 1200 - 1500 metres.
Propagation of Trochocarpa clarkei:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise in early spring. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Cuttings. Probably it is best to take these in July or August in a frame. It is quite likely that, as with many members of this family, plants have very fine root systems and great care must be taken when transplanting them. Division of self-layered branches.
Cultivation of the herb:Alpine regions at elevations of 1200 - 1500 metres.
Medicinal use of Trochocarpa clarkei:None known
Known hazards of Trochocarpa clarkei:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.