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Eucommia ulmoides, Eucommia, Hardy Rubber Tree

Eucommia ulmoides

Eucommia, Hardy Rubber Tree
Family: Eucommiaceae
Origin: China
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Eucommia ulmoides is typically grown as an ornamental shade tree because of its attractive glossy green foliage and its excellent resistance to insect and disease problems. It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese herbology, where it is called Du Zhong.

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