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Aralia elata, Japanese Angelica Tree

Aralia elata

Japanese Angelica Tree
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: China, Korea
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

In Japan, the shoots (taranome) are eaten in the spring.





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Aralia sp., Spikenard

Aralia sp.

Spikenard
Family: Araliaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Aralia plants have large bipinnate (doubly compound) leaves clustered at the ends of their stems or branches; in some species the leaves are covered with bristles.

The genus Aralia contains many plants used medicinally in Asia and the Americas.



Aralia sp., Spikenard
Aralia sp., Spikenard


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Aralia spinosa, Devil's Walkingstick, Angelica Tree

Aralia spinosa

Devil's Walkingstick, Angelica Tree
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: Eastern North America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Aralia spinosa still grown for its decorative foliage, prickly stems, large showy flower panicles, and distinctive fall color.



Aralia spinosa, Devil's Walkingstick, Angelica Tree


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Aralidium pinnatifidum, Aralidium

Aralidium pinnatifidum

Aralidium
Family: Torricelliaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrant

Taxonomic placement of this genus has proven difficult because it possesses characters in common with both the Araliaceae and Cornaceae.





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Cussonia paniculata, Kiepersol

Cussonia paniculata

Kiepersol
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: Southern Africa
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate water

Cussonia paniculata is cultivated as an ornamental plant for planting in temperate climate gardens and in container gardens.



Cussonia paniculata, Kiepersol
Cussonia paniculata, Kiepersol
Cussonia paniculata, Kiepersol
Cussonia paniculata, Kiepersol


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Cussonia sp., Cabbage Tree

Cussonia sp.

Cabbage Tree
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: South Africa
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate water

Cussonias in general have the peculiar habit of producing their attractive leaves toward the ends of thick branches in large round heads.

Cussonia sphaerocephala is the rare species similar in most respects to the better known Cussonia spicata, differing mainly in the larger, more rounded flowering panicle.



Cussonia sp., Cabbage Tree
Cussonia sp., Cabbage Tree
Cussonia sphaerocephala seeds
Cussonia sp., Cabbage Tree
Cussonia sphaerocephala seeds


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Cussonia paniculata - seeds

Cabbage Tree, Kiepersol. Cussonias in general have the peculiar habit of producing their attractive leaves toward the ends of thick branches in large round heads. It belongs to a large family Araliaceae, to which well known plants such as Ginseng, Ivy, and several indoor plants, as well as Tetrapanax papyriferus, the plant used to make chinese rice paper. This family is also closely related to the parsley family (Apiacae) which includes several popular vegetables and herbs such as carrots, fennel and parsley.
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Cussonia spicata, Common Cabbage Tree, Kiepersol

Cussonia spicata

Common Cabbage Tree, Kiepersol
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: Southern and Tropical Africa
CaudexCan be used for bonsaiBig tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical 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.

Cussonias in general have the peculiar habit of producing their attractive leaves toward the ends of thick branches in large round heads. It belongs to a large family Araliaceae, to which well known plants such as Ginseng, Ivy, and several indoor plants, as well as Tetrapanax papyriferus, the plant used to make chinese rice paper. This family is also closely related to the parsley family (Apiacae) which includes several popular vegetables and herbs such as carrots, fennel and parsley. In addition to its popularity as a decorative garden tree and useful accent plant, the leaves of C. spicata are traditionally used as a treatment for indigestion. The roots are succulent and edible, mashed roots have also been used in the treatment of Malaria. The cabbage- tree is relatively easily cultivated, but does not tolerate extreme degrees of frost. The seed should be harvested and sown fresh. Well drained soil, some water and lots of sun. Plant which can be grown as a Bonsai. The corky stem will grow to 24" in diameter and reach for 21ft height. The flowers are green-yellow.





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Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus., Panax sessiliflorus, Thorny Ginseng

Eleutherococcus sessiliflorus., Panax sessiliflorus

Thorny Ginseng
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: China
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular 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.Thorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time


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Euodia hortensis, Melicope hortensis, Evodia

Euodia hortensis, Melicope hortensis

Evodia
Family: Rutaceae
Origin: South East Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical 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.

Small tree or shrub with narrow pale-green leaves, that turn almost yellow in bright light. The crushed leaves are aromatic. Flowers are inconspicuous, this plant is valued for its ornamental unusual foliage and adds color to every garden.





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Gastonia mauritiana, Bois Boeuf, Bois d'Eponge

Gastonia mauritiana

Bois Boeuf, Bois d'Eponge
Family: Araliaceae
Origin: Mauritius
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate 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.

Very decorative when young seedling, long and thin juvenile leaves with redish margins; And the leaves turn completely different when matures to roundish and thick.



Gastonia mauritiana, Bois Boeuf, Bois d'Eponge


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