Rhus Punjabensis belongs to the family of Anacardiaceae.
Overview of Rhus Punjabensis
– It is a deciduous tree.
– The flowers are deciduous.
– They are pollinated by bees.
– It is suitable for light, medium and heavy soils.
– Moist soil is preferred.
– Shade is not well-suited for Rhus Punjabensis.
• Plant: Deciduous Tree
• Height: 12 m (39 feet)
• Flowering: June
• Habitat: Thickets and woodland margins in W. China.
• Edible parts: Fruit – raw or cooked.
Medicinal use of Rhus Punjabensis
• Treatment of persistent cough with blood
• Chronic diarrhea
• Spontaneous sweating
• Night sweats
• Bloody stool
• Urorrhoea and bloody sputum
• Applied externally to burns
• Bleeding due to traumatic injuries
• Ulcers in the mouth
Scientific classification for Rhus Punjabensis
• Kingdom: Plantae
• (unranked): Angiosperms
• (unranked): Eudicots
• (unranked): Rosids
• Order: Sapindales
• Family: Anacardiaceae
• Genus: Rhus
• Species: R. punjabensis
Growing and Caring conditions for Rhus Punjabensis
• Look for plants at nurseries.
• Get them in spring and summer.
• They can be brought all year-round in warmer climates.
• Choose healthy-looking plants.
• A healthy plant has signs of new leaves and flower buds.
• Buy Rhus plant in 1-gallon containers.
• Choose a site.
• The site should receive full sun.
• The site should have a well-drained soil.
• The plant can tolerate partial shade.
• Dig a hole for each plant.
• This hole should be no deeper than the soil in which the plant was growing.
• Dig planting holes.
• These holes should be spaced three feet apart.
• Add a light application of organic fertilizer.
• Apply it to each planting hole.
• This should be done before setting the plants in.
• Mulch around the plant and not on top of the plants.
• Mulch it with 3 inches of organic compost.
• Water until the soil is completely moist.
• Water weekly the first summer only.
• Rhus plant does not need extra water once it is established.
• Prune out selected stems.
• Do so for the size.
• Prune if they are damaged.
• Prune it using by-pass pruners or a pruning saw.
• Do cut the stem off all the way back to the joint of the stem or where it joins another stem.
• Rhus plants make a good high ground cover for slopes.
• They look well along the top or bottom of a wall.
• They go well in a hot, sunny location.
• Rhus plants usually spread 6 to 8 feet all around.