Although no specific mention of toxicity has been found for this species, there is the suggestion that some members of this genus could be mildly poisonous
This species produces large crops of blackcurrant-sized fruits regularly at Kew and other sites. They have a reasonable flavour and are worthy of further investigation into potential edibility[K].
There are no edible uses listed for Rhamnus grandiflora.
There are no material uses listed for Rhamnus grandiflora.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Rhamnus grandiflora.
Seed - best sown in the autumn in a cold frame. Stored seed will require 1 - 2 months cold stratification at about 5° and should be sown as early in the year as possible in a cold frame or outdoor seedbed
. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle, and grow them on in the greenhouse or cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer of the following year.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame.
Cuttings of mature wood of the current year's growth, autumn in a frame.
Layering in early spring
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We have very little information on this species but it is growing well at the Hillier Arboretum in Hampshire and seems very healthy. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in any reasonably good soil.
The species in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Rhamnus grandiflora. 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 Rhamnus grandiflora.
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