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Cudrania tricuspidata seeds

Cudrania tricuspidata seeds

Cudrania tricuspidata seeds mature in July.Cudrania tricuspidata är en mullbärsväxtart som först beskrevs av Élie Abel Carrière, och fick sitt nu gällande namn av Bur. och Lavallee. Cudrania tricuspidata ingår i släktet Cudrania, och familjen mullbärsväxter. Inga underarter finns listade i Catalogue of Life.
Physical Characteristics: Cudrania tricuspidata is a deciduous Tree growing to 6 m (19ft) by 6 m (19ft) at a slow rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in flower in July. 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) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.
Habitat: Woodland Garden Secondary; Sunny Edge;
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    Edible Uses
    Edible Parts: Fruit; Leaves.
    Edible Uses:
    Fruit - fresh or preserved[1, 22, 61]. Somewhat like a mulberry[183]. The firm fruit is relatively tasteless, when soft-ripe it is sub-acid to sweet and some forms can be quite delicious[46, 105, 109, 151, 183]. It contains lots of large seeds[151]. The fruit is about 25mm in diameter[200]. Leaves - a famine food[179].
    Medicinal Uses: Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

    Antiperiodic; Galactogogue; Ophthalmic; Women's complaints.

    An infusion of the wood is used to treat sore or weak eyes[178, 218]. The inner bark and the wood are used in the treatment of malaria, debility and menorrhagia[178, 218]. The root is galactogogue and is also used in the treatment of amenorrhoea[218]. The plant is used to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate the circulation in cancer of the alimentary system, blood and lungs[218].
    Other Uses
    Dye; Fibre; Wood.

    A yellow dye is obtained from the wood[178]. The bark fibers are used for making paper[266]. Wood - finely grained. Used for utensils[178].

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