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Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana - (Decne.)Rehder.
                 
Common Name
Family Hamamelidaceae
USDA hardiness 6-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Forest undergrowth, 1500 - 2100 metres[184]. Abundant on north-facing slopes, often forming pure stands[145].
Range E. Asia - W. Himalayas.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana


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Physical Characteristics
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Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana is a deciduous Shrub growing to 6 m (19ft) by 4 m (13ft).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Apr to June. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)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) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms
P. involucrata. Fothergilla involucrata. Parrotia jacquemontiana.

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

The branches are very strong and flexible. They are used in basket making and can also be twisted together into thick ropes for making bridges[11, 146, 160]. Wood - hard, heavy, very close grained. Used for walking sticks, tent pegs, axe handles etc[11, 145, 146].
Cultivation details
An easily grown plant, succeeding in almost any soil, including limey ones[182], in sun or part shade[200], but it is liable to damage from late frosts[184]. Prefers a good deep fertile loam[200]. Prefers acid soils but it shows a good tolerance of alkaline and chalky soils[200], except very shallow soils over chalk[188]. The dormant plant is hardy to about -20°c[184].
Propagation
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn. It can take 18 months to germinate[200]. Sow stored seed as soon as it is received in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame[200]. Layering in April. Takes 12 months[78]. Very high percentage.
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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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