Escallonia illinita

Names

Names

Scientific: Escallonia illinita

English: Escallonia

Portuguese: Escalónia-branca

Origins

Origins

Family: Escalloniaceae

Origin: South America

Life Cycle: Perennial

Properties

Properties

Aroma
Medicinal
Edibility

Parts Used

Parts Used

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Scientific NameEscallonia illinita
English NameEscallonia.
Portuguese NameEscalónia-branca.
German NameN/A
FamilyEscalloniaceae
OriginSouth America
HabitatForests.
Life CyclePerennial
Preferences CultivationSun or semi-shade exposure, wet soils. The plant is sensitive to frost.
Method of propagationCuttings.
Ornamental CharacteristicsFlowering from June to October. H: 3 m, ᴓ 1 m
Description of smells and flavorsAromatic (identical to curry fragrance).
Properties MedicinalUnknown
Properties EdibilityNone
Properties OtherOrnamental.
Contraindications / Side Effects / CommentsUnknown
Pests and diseases & how to fight themUnknown
How and When to harvest and / or pruning and which parts used. How many cuts per year?Parts used: Ornamental. Pruning: after losing the flowers.
Can be used in intercropping ( repellent / attractive ) or is biopesticide?Unknown
Curiosity / Personal ExperiencesThe scent of the flowers of this species is similar to curry.

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