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Useful Temperate Plants

Persea villosa

(Roxb.)Kosterm.

Lauraceae


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Common Name:

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General Information

Persea villosa is a Evergreen Tree
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - E. Himalayas.

Habitat

To 2100 metres[
146
Title
A Manual of Indian Timbers.
Publication
 
Author
Gamble. J. S.
Publisher
Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Year
1972
ISBN
-
Description
First written in the 19th century, but still a classic, giving a lot of information on the uses and habitats of Indian trees. Not for the casual reader.
]

Properties

HabitEvergreen Tree
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

We have almost no information on this species and do not know how hardy it will be in this country, though judging by its native range it is unlikely to succeed in any but the very mildest areas of the country.

This species is not in the IOPI list of accepted plant names.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

Wood - moderately hard, not liable to warp. It is not unlike teak[
146
Title
A Manual of Indian Timbers.
Publication
 
Author
Gamble. J. S.
Publisher
Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Year
1972
ISBN
-
Description
First written in the 19th century, but still a classic, giving a lot of information on the uses and habitats of Indian trees. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in early spring. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first 2 winters. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer and give some protection from winter cold for their first winter or two outdoors.
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