Holboellia latifolia
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Holboellia latifolia

  family lardizabalaceae 
  genus holboellia 

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Genus  Holboellia Species  latifolia Variety  Cultivar  Common names  Family  LARDIZABALACEAE Specimen number  S2671 Data source  GrUnFr p161
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Vine Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  20' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is 2 to 3 inch long, 1 inch diameter, with purple colored skins and many black seeds. It has a bland tasting white pulp. Holboella latifolia is most commonly used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Cutting   Layering Pollination method  Hand pollination Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance  Tender Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts 2 to 3 inch long, 1 inch diameter, with purple colored skins and many black seeds Flavor / texture  has a bland tasting white pulp
Horticulture notes  Holboella latifolia can be propagated using a cutting or by layering. Holboella is thought to originate from Himalayas and China.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Holboella latifolia is evergreen.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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