Native: India, Bhutan
Size and Spread (10yrs): 2m x 2m
Treatment required: Deeply dormant, 39 weeks stratification needed . Moist warm for 12wks followed by moist cold for at least 12wks.
Seed scarification can help
Germinal seeds/kg: 40,000
Ideal sowing period: spring
Soil conditions : any reasonable loam. Fine on chalk.
Planting: Tolerates damp or dry shade and coastal areas.
Good in sun. Mature height: 3-4m
Illegal to plant or otherwise cause to grow in the wild (Defra/Natural England -Environmental Protection Act)