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Cinchona Genus

Quinine

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General Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Cinchona genus (Quinine). A genus of 40 shrubs and trees with bitter bark. Bears fragrant flowers in panicles or cymes. Native to South America.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Fragrants

Other common names

Sacred bark, Jesuit's bark

Origin

Tropical America

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