Callicarpa loboapiculata is a shrub[
The plant is harvested from the wild for medicinal use
E. Asia - southern China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan)
Mixed forests; at elevations from 300 - 500 metres[
Callicarpa loboapiculata is native in the warm temperate to tropical regions of China, where it grows in hardiness zones 9 -11.
Species in this genus generally require a sunny position or light dappled shade[
]. Prefers a highly fertile well-drained loamy soil[
Requires cross-pollination for good fruit production[
Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[
A decoction of the leaf is used as a wash to treat skin conditions such as pruritis, ulcers, scabies, desquamation etc[
Seed - sow in a nursery seedbed and only just cover the seed[
]. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 3 months at 18°c[
]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on until large enough to plant out
Cuttings of half-ripe wood 10cm long in a frame. High percentage[
Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth with a heel[
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