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PlantFiles: Korean Pokeweed, Pokeberry
Phytolacca insularis

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Family: Phytolaccaceae
Genus: Phytolacca (fy-toh-LAK-uh) (Info)
Species: insularis (in-soo-LAIR-is) (Info)

Category:
Herbs

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 5, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a rare endangered plant in Korea. Used in herbal medicine.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hulbert, Oklahoma



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