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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Hardy trees and shrubs for special environmental conditions

Lycium
Solanaceae

Lycium depressum Stocks

European part of Russia (regions between the Volga and Ural rivers), southern Transcaucasus, Central Asia and Iran. On sandy and clayey soil, often in salty places.

Shrub 1.5-2.5 m. Branches long, spiny. Flowers light violet, 3-6 in clusters. Berries egg-shaped, scarlet, conspicuous. Heat resistant, also good for salty and clayey soil and for stabilizing sandy banks. Z 6 (5). New.

Lycium ruthenicum Murray

European part of Russia (region of the Volga River mouth), in southern Transcaucasus, Central Asia, Mongolia, China and Tibet. On sandy and salty soils, in semi-desert and desert.

Shrub 0.5-2.0 m. Branches divaricate, scrambling, spiny. Flowers solitary or 2-3 in clusters. Berries black. Z 6 (5). Same uses as preceding. New.

HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS
 
 
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