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Used extensively, especially by native Americans where use was made of the whole plant for culinary, medical and dental practices.

Genus of 3 species of generally dioecious, woodland deciduous trees.

  • Good to know - grown for their stately habit and glossy, aromatic foliage which colours well in autumn.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - China, Taiwan, North America
  • Deciduous - dioecious trees (male and female flowers on separate plants)
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - nearer to acid
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Commonly known as: Ague tree.
Very upright tree spreading by suckers with aromatic leaves and good autumn colour. A rare tree in the UK
£20.00 each
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Large £40.00 each
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