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Clerodendrum mandarinorum is a shrub or a tree that can grow from 2 - 20 metres tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
E. Asia - southern China, Vietnam.
Thickets along streams and roadsides; at elevations from 300 - 2,200 metres[
Succeeds in full sun or partial shade[
]. Grows best in a moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil[
Flowers are produced on the current seasons growth and so, to encourage flowering, any pruning is best carried out when the plant is dormant[
The plant is used medicinally[
Seed - best sown as soon as possible. Germination can be erratic but usually takes place within 20 - 60 days at 20°c[
]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on until large enough to plant out.
Root cuttings, 6 - 8cm long. High percentage[
Division of suckers in the dormant season. Very easy, they can be planted out direct into their permanent positions if required.
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