Where is it found?
Homeland sucker Indian, is the Indian subcontinent. This tree shrub was revered in ancient China. The locals considered it a tree, possessing magical properties. It was believed that he has certain magical properties that can empower and rejuvenate the body. It came to Russia originally from Sakhalin Island, where it was brought by immigrants from Japan. There they landed him around their homes.
Some users of social networks are looking for a Loch Chilean plant in a search engine, but unfortunately, this variety does not exist.
There are many other representatives of the Loch family:
- Narrow-leaved. Distribution: the southern regions of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and the region of Central Asia, the Caucasus countries.
- Multicolor. It is found in Japan and the PRC.
- Silver. Natural habitat eastern regions of North America.
- Barbed. Japan is considered the birthplace of this species.
- Umbrella. In the natural environment can be found in the eastern part of Asia.
In Kazakhstan, in abandoned areas it is capable of forming thickets - “tugai forests”. Its habitats are confined to the steppe and forest-steppe zones, also, the Loch plant prefers river banks. The shrub is undemanding to soils, can grow on saline, not rich soils. Heat-loving It is hard to bear frosts and harsh winters.
There are about 40 species of representatives of the Loch family. The tree can live up to 60 years and grow to 10 m.
Loch Chilean, Indian and other varieties of this shrub are used in many areas of our life. Their leaves, flowers and fruits are used in the treatment of various diseases, as well as part of some cosmetics. The very same ornamental shrub, due to its appearance, is widely used to decorate garden and suburban areas, gazebos and other places of rest. In addition, these plants can be used to create hedges and landscape compositions.