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(Lardizabalaceae)

Holboellia species nova - FMWJ13055

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £30.00
Description:
We have been amazed by the diversity of this family of climbing plants bearing edible fruit, that we have been able to collect from a relatively small area of northern Vietnam. This collection was from within the dense forest of Ban Khoang collected in 2011, where this vine had formed a large twinning climber to 10m long. With evergreen leaves composed of five ovate-elliptic leaflets with conspicuously impressed venation above and pale maculate below, held on wiry petiolules which were in turn supported by long green petioles. Bearing pale-green male and deep-pink female flowers, the latter conspicuously large, March-April in the wild. Followed August-November by long sausage-shaped fruit to 20cm, with rugose green exteriors, in twos and threes. Best grown in a good fertile drained soil sh

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Lardizabalaceae) Holboellia species nova FMWJ13055
Group Colour Blooms Size
Climber Purple, Yellow Spring medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes EDIBLE fruit
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