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Useful Temperate Plants

Hibiscus makinoi

J├┤tani & H.Ohba

Malvaceae

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General Information

Hibiscus makinoi is a widely-branching, deciduous shrub that can grow up to 4 metres tall[
275
Title
Flora of Japan
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http://www.foj.info
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An on-line version of the flora - an excellent resource.
].. In cooler regions near the limits of its hardiness the plant will often die down in winter and regrow from the base in the spring.
The plant is an ingredient of commercial cosmetic products. It is grown as an ornamental in gardens.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

275
Title
Flora of Japan
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http://www.foj.info
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Description
An on-line version of the flora - an excellent resource.

Range

E. Asia - southern Japan - Kyushu to the Ryukyu Islands

Habitat

Waste places, roadside banks, thin thickets, sometimes near seashores and cultivated fields[
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Title
Flora of Japan
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http://www.foj.info
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Description
An on-line version of the flora - an excellent resource.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitDeciduous Shrub
Height3.00 m
Cultivation StatusOrnamental, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

An extract of the leaves is used as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparations as a skin conditioner[
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CosIng
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http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/cosing/
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CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.
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Propagation

Seed - sow early spring in a warm greenhouse. Germination is usually fairly rapid and no special pretreatment is needed, although germination will be faster if the seed is abraded or soaked prior to sowing[
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Australian Native Plants Society
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http://anpsa.org.au/index.html
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A series of fact sheets on Australian plants. Good photographs, brief description and information on uses, habitat, range, cultivation etc.
]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle. Grow them on in the greenhouse for their first year and to plant them out in early summer of the following year.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, mid summer in a frame. They generally strike readily, particularly if cuttings are taken on an angle through a node and rooting hormone is applied to their ends[
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Title
Australian Native Plants Society
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://anpsa.org.au/index.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A series of fact sheets on Australian plants. Good photographs, brief description and information on uses, habitat, range, cultivation etc.
]. Overwinter them in a warm greenhouse and plant out after the last expected frosts.
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2020-10-21. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Hibiscus+makinoi>

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