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Neillia thyrsiflora - D.Don.
                 
Common Name
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness 7-10
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Exposed slopes along streams at elevations of 1600 - 2100 metres in Nepal[272]. In bushes at elevations of 1000 - 3000 metres in NW Yunnan, China[266].
Range E. Asia - Himalayas to western China, Burma and south to Indonesia.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Frost Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Neillia thyrsiflora


Neillia thyrsiflora
   
Physical Characteristics
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Neillia thyrsiflora is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft 10in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower in July, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Fruit.
Edible Uses:

Fruit - eaten when fully ripe[272].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Prefers a moist, well aerated soil in a sunny or partly shaded position[200]. This species is nt very winter hardy, tolerating temperatures down to about -5 c. It succeeds outdoors in the milder areas of Britain[200]. Unlike other members of this genus, this species flowers on the current season's growth and so any pruning is best carried out in late winter or early spring[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow late winter or early spring in a warm greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a semi-shaded position 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[200]. Semi-ripe cuttings in the summer in a closed frame with botom heat[200]. Division of suckers in the autumn[200].

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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