There are no edible uses listed for Cliftonia monophylla.
Wood - heavy, close-grained, moderately hard, brittle, not strong
. It burns with a clear, bright flame and is valued as a fuel
There are no material uses listed for Cliftonia monophylla.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Cliftonia monophylla.
Seed - we have no information for this species, but the seed is probably best sown as soon as it is ripe in a greenhouse. As soon as they are large enough to handle, prick out the seedlings into individual pots. Grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter, planting them out in early summer when there is no danger of frost. Give them some protection from the cold for their first winter outdoors.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a sandy medium in a frame
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Requires a free-draining, light, sandy, acid soil with additional leafmould added
This species is not very hardy outdoors in Britain. It can be grown in areas where frosts are light and of short duration, otherwise it will require some protection from winter cold.
The flowers are very fragrant
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Cliftonia monophylla. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Cliftonia monophylla.
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