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Cudrania tricuspidata

Chinese silkworm thorn

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Features

  • Height5m to 8m
  • Spread4m to 6m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourGreen
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Cudrania tricuspidata (Chinese silkworm thorn). A deciduous tree growing to 8m from Central China and Korea. Flowers and leaves are green. Edible fruits are to 3cm and are orange yellow.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

E. Asia - China, Japan and Korea

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium

Propagation

Softwood cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.

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