Potentilla fruticosa

Shrubby Cinquefoil

  • Potentilla fruticosa

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Growing Info

Scarification: none required
Stratification: none required
Germination: surface sow and keep moist, requires light for germination

In a Nutshell:

* It grows to 0.1–1 m (3.9–39.4 in) tall, rarely up to 1.5 m (4.9 ft). The habit is variably upright to sprawling or prostrate, but stems are often ascending especially those stems with many long branches.
* Can be grown as a medium size informal hedge. Trim in spring.
* Native to the cool temperate to subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere , often growing at high altitudes in mountains .
* A tea is made from the dried leaves. Used as a substitute for China tea, especially by people living at high elevations in the Himalayas.
* The leaves are astringent. The juice of the root is used in the treatment of indigestion. more...
* The bark of older stems is shreddy with long thin strips. more...

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