Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Fuchsia alpestris.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Fuchsia alpestris.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Fuchsia alpestris.
Inter-nodal cuttings of greenwood, 5 - 8cm long, May/June in a frame. Quick and easy, a high percentage take[78, K]. Overwinter in the greenhouse for the first year and plant out after the last expected frosts. Inter-nodal cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Very quick and easy, treat as greenwood cuttings above[K].Cuttings usually succeed at any time during the growing season[K].
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The young growth in spring, even on mature plants, is frost-tender and so it is best to grow the plants in a position sheltered from the early morning sun[K]. This is a seedling from an unlabelled hardy fuchsia cultivar that had good quality fruit[K] (this does not relate to the named cultivars included here).Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits.
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