An infusion of the bark powder has been used in the treatment of lung haemorrhages.A cider made from the fruit has been used as an appetizer to create appetite and treat stomach complaints. Although the report does not specify, the cider was probably unfermented[K].
Cuttings of side shoots of the current season's growth, 5 - 8cm with a heel, August to December in a frame. The cuttings are very slow and can take a year to root. Division in early spring. Take care because the plant resents root disturbance. Pot the divisions up and keep them in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are growing away actively.Layering in spring.
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This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c. Very closely related to A. columbiana but with a more southerly range. Plants can regenerate after a forest fire from a mallee-like base.Plants resent root disturbance and should be placed in their final positions as soon as possible.
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