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Aralia contains 74 species of deciduous or evergreen trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials. They are from Asia and the Americas and thrive in mountainous woodland habitats. Species in this genus differ greatly in size and structure, with some herbaceous species less than 50cm tall, compared to trees that can reach over 20m. They are commonly grown for their bold, bipinnate leaves and can produce many small white-green flowers.
How to propagate Spikenard
Propagation is mostly by seed in the autumn.
Suckers or root cuttings in late winter.
Other uses of Spikenard
Grown for their bold leaves and flowersabd sometimes for fruit.