False Hemp
Datisca cannabina

Family: Datiscaceae
Genus: Datisca (duh-TIS-kuh) (Info)
Species: cannabina (kan-na-BIN-uh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Fairfield, California

East Haddam, Connecticut

New Canaan, Connecticut

Gloucester, Massachusetts

Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 29, 2010, dave12122 from East Haddam, CT wrote:

Imposing plant to 10 ft. or more. Behaves like a dieback shrub, Vitex, etc. In time makes an imposing clump with thick stems ending with drooping greenish white flowers (not yellow as description states). Has no pests or diseases. Very unusual and decorative in the garden.