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Lindera assamica - Kurz.
                 
Common Name
Family Lauraceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats 1800 - 2400 metres in Sikkim and Bhutan[146].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade

Summary

Lindera assamica


Lindera assamica
   
Physical Characteristics
 
Lindera assamica is an evergreen Tree. It is in leaf 12-Jan. 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 and neutral soils and can grow in very acid soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland). It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Secondary; Sunny Edge;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Wood.

Wood - moderately hard, even grained, ornamental. Used for construction[146].
Cultivation details
We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Requires a lime-free rather moist soil[200]. Prefers partial shade or dappled sunlight in a fertile moisture-retentive soil enriched with leaf-mold[200]. Plants can be pruned right back to the base if required, though any drastic pruning is best spread over several seasons[200]. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[200]. Dioecious, male and female plants must be grown if seed is required.
Propagation
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn in a greenhouse. The seed has a short viability and should not be allowed to dry out[200]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July in a frame[200]. Layering.

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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