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Oplopanax horridus

Devil's club, devil's walking stick

Seed count: 15-20   
Oplopanax horridus
Oplopanax horridus
Native Region: western North America including British Columbia
Zone Range: 4-9
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 28 July, 2013
Seed count: 15-20

This erect, spiny deciduous shrub related to ginseng is significant for aboriginal peoples for its medicinal and protective qualities. It has large maple-shaped leaves with many spines on the underside. The shrub's stems have numerous yellowish spines. Bears pyramidal terminal clusters of small whitish flowers, followed by red berries (not edible by humans, but loved by bears). Height to 10 feet.

For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Seeds are best sown in a cold frame as soon as ripe in the autumn. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in part shade.

Harvest Date: Sunday 28 July, 2013
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