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Rauvolfia tetraphylla, Be Still Tree

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Rauvolfia tetraphylla

Be Still Tree
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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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.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Leaves are whorled, medium to dark green in color, and occur in groups of 4 unequally-sized leaves at each node. The roots yield the drug deserpidine, which is an antihypertensive and tranquilizer.

Rauvolfia tetraphylla need full sun to partial shade with a rich well-drained soil mix.


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Rauvolfia caffra, Quinine Tree - seeds

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Be Still Tree, Quinine Tree. A fine, fast-growing...  more
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