Lindera assamica is a large, evergreen tree.
The tree is harvested from the wild for its timber.
E. Asia - Himalayas to Myanmar.
Hill forests at elevations of 1,800 - 2,400 metres in Sikkim and Bhutan[
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Plants can be pruned right back to the base if required, though any drastic pruning is best spread over several seasons[
Requires a lime-free rather moist soil[
]. Prefers partial shade or dappled sunlight in a fertile moisture-retentive soil enriched with leaf-mould[
Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms must be grown if seed is required.
The wood is yellow, turning olive-gray upon exposure[
]. It is moderately hard, even grained. A pretty wood, worthy of attention, it is used in construction, chiefly for planking[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe. The seed has a short viability and should not be allowed to dry out[
]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on until large enough to plant out.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood[
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