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Morina coulteriana is a perennial plant that can grow up to 1.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - Himalayas - Pakistan to China..
Steep grassy slopes in rather dry valleys, 2400 - 3600 metres[
Requires a fertile, humus-rich, moisture retentive but well-drained sandy or gritty soil in a sunny position[
]. Best with a little shade and shelter from high winds[
]. Prefers a slightly acid soil[
Plants are hardy to at least -20°c[
Resentful of root disturbance, plants should be placed in their final positions as soon as possible[
A long-lived perennial, its flowers are sweetly scented[
The plant is used as an incense[
]. No more details are given.
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in individual pots to minimize disturbance to the tap root. Overwinter in a well ventilated cold frame[
]. Sow stored seed in early spring in a cold frame[
]. Plant out into their permanent positions in the summer when the plants are at least 15cm tall.
Division in spring is possible but very difficult. Divided plants are often extremely slow to re-establish[
]. It is best carried out immediately after the plant flowers[
Root cuttings in individual pots in late autumn. Plants are quick to produce foliage but slow to form roots. They are best left in pots for 12 months before planting out[