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Plant Species of the genus Eleutherococcus

Information about this genus
Name: Eleutherococcus
Cultivation: CULTIVATION: A sunny position is preferred, in well-drained, sandy or loamy soils. Propagation is from seed sown in spring or by root division, or the separation of suckers in autumn.
Description: This genus of about 30 mostly deciduous prickly shrubs or trees native to southern and eastern Asia is related to the common ivy (Hedera) and sometimes has a sprawling habit. Small flowers appear from late spring to autumn in umbels of 5, the fruit is a black or purplish black drupe and the pinnate leaves consist of 3 to 5 leaflets. They are cultivated for their ornamental value and sometimes for use in traditional herbal medicine.

Specie Vernacular Zone
Eleutherococcus lasiogyne 6-9
Eleutherococcus senticosus 3-8
Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus 4-9
Eleutherococcus setchuensis 6-9
Eleutherococcus sieboldianus 4-9
pentaphyllus ginseng



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