Hovenia dulcis

£2.50

Japanese raisin tree. A small tree from China and Mongolia (not Japan!). Has ornamental, glossy foliage. The enlarged fruit stalks are edible, being sweet, succulent and with a raisin-like flavour. Also used medicinally. This species is used in China in the reforestation of sandy soils. Likes a well-drained soil and full sun; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: SC. Number of seeds: 25.

11 in stock

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Description

Japanese raisin tree. A small tree from China and Mongolia (not Japan!). Has ornamental, glossy foliage. The enlarged fruit stalks are edible, being sweet, succulent and with a raisin-like flavour. Also used medicinally. This species is used in China in the reforestation of sandy soils. Likes a well-drained soil and full sun; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: SC