Chinese Angelica Tree Aralia chinensis - Aralia sinensis

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Botanical Name:

Aralia chinensis

Family:

Araliaceae

Genus:

Aralia

Species:

chinensis

Common Name:

Chinese Angelica Tree

Seeds Per Pound:
363,200
Quantity:
0.03 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
329
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
8-10 feet
Collection Locale:
Colorado
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.03 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
4.95
10 g
13.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days, [longer stratification,150 days, can increase germination ].
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Aralia chinensis ( syn. , Aralia sinensis Hort ., is known by the common name Chinese angelica tree or Dimorphanthus , is a species of the Araliaceae family, which is native of China . It is evidently also known as Aralia armata. more...
* The young shoots are eaten cooked. Used as a vegetable. Blanched and used in salads.
* The stem and root are anodyne and carminative. It is used as a warming painkilling herb in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The root is also considered to be useful in the treatment of diabetes and dysmenorrhoea. Some caution is advised since the bark is considered to be slightly poisonous. The stembark is diuretic and sialagogue.
* Landscape Uses:Border, Container, Massing, Rock garden, Woodland garden. Prefers a good deep loam and a semi-shady position. Requires a sheltered position. Plants are hardier when grown in poorer soils. The young growth in spring, even on mature plants, is frost-tender and so it is best to grow the plants in a position sheltered from the early morning sun. This species is closely allied to A. elata. A very ornamental plant. Special Features:Attractive foliage, Suitable for dried flowers.
* Seed - best sown as soon as ripe in a cold frame. Stored seed requires 3 - 5 months of cold stratification. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 4 months at 20°c more...
Usda description:
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