Stauntonia hexaphylla
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Stauntonia hexaphylla

  family lardizabalaceae 
  genus stauntonia 

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Genus  Stauntonia Species  hexaphylla Variety  Cultivar  Common names  Family  LARDIZABALACEAE Specimen number  S5458 Data source  GrUnFr p341;Frgnt p146
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Vine Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  10' - 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  The flowers of Stauntonia hexaphylla have a faintly sweet aroma.
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 walnut shaped and purple colored. It has a bland taste. Stauntonia hexaphylla is most frequently used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  sweet scented Fragrance parts  Flowers Fragrance intensity  Faint Fragrance category  Faintly sweet Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Cutting Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts walnut shaped and purple colored Flavor / texture  has a bland taste
Horticulture notes  Stauntonia hexaphylla is self fertile. This plant is typically propagated using a cutting. This species is thought to originate from Japan.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Stauntonia hexaphylla is a perennial. This plant is evergreen. Flowers begin in March and don't stop until May.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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