The leaves contain rutin, though quantities are not specified. Intense yellow and green dyes are obtained from the leaves. This tree is one of the most important reafforestation trees in Nepal. This species is more resistant than other members of the genus to root-rotting fungus, it is sometimes used as a rootstock for the more susceptible species.Wood - strong, silky textured, light, easily split, durable but porous. Used for panelling, joinery, cabinet making etc. A good fuel.
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This species is not very hardy when grown outdoors in Britain. In its native range it does experience frosts, though these are normally light and short-lived. Plants tolerate temperatures down to -7°c in Australian gardens though this cannot be translated directly to British gardens because of our cooler summers and longer, colder and wetter winters. It is usually grown as a pot plant in Britain, though it rarely flowers here. A very ornamental plant, it is often grown as a street tree in suitable climates. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus. The flowers are very attractive to bees.Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
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