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Debregeasia wallichiana - (Wedd.)Wedd.
                 
Common Name
Family Urticaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Found at elevations up to 2100 metres in the E. Himalayas[146]. Subtropical forest slopes of limestone mountains; 800 m. S Yunnan, China[266].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas from western India to China, also in southern India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia..
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade

Summary

Debregeasia wallichiana


Debregeasia wallichiana
   
Physical Characteristics
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Debregeasia wallichiana is an evergreen Tree growing to 5 m (16ft 5in). It is in leaf 12-Jan It is in flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required)The plant is not self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland). It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Fibre.

A fibre is obtained from the bark. It is used for making twine and rope[146].
Cultivation details
Prefers a fertile well-drained loam with some shelter at the hottest part of the day[200]. This species is probably not very hardy in Britain and will probably require greenhouse protection, though it might be possible to grow it outdoors in the mildest areas of the country, especially if it is given the protection of a warm wall. Dioecious, male and female plants must be grown if seed and fruit is required.
Propagation
Seed - sow late winter to mid-summer in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 2 months at 20°c[175]. 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. Softwood cuttings in early summer[1].

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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