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Cynanchum arnottianum is a Perennial Climber
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of materials.
There are some reports of toxins in this genus[
E. Asia - N. India.
Open humus-rich soils, 1700 - 2500 metres in the Himalayas[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it could succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of this country. It probably does not have any special cultivation requirements and will probably succeed in most soils in a sunny position[
The leaves are dried in the shade, ground into a powder, and then used to kill maggots in the wounds of animals[
The whole plant is said to be insecticidal[
Seed - sow spring in the greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in spring.