Herb latin name: Adesmia lotoides
Edible parts of Adesmia lotoides:Rhizome. No further details.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Open soil and sand, coastal scrub to 40 metres in Tierra Del Fuego and north to 50° in Chile and 41° in Argentina.
Propagation of Adesmia lotoides:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest pre-soaking the seed for 12 hours in warm water and then sowing it in a greenhouse in spring. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow the plants on for at least the first winter in a greenhouse and then plant them out in late spring or early summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Open soil and sand, coastal scrub to 40 metres in Tierra Del Fuego and north to 50° in Chile and 41° in Argentina.
Medicinal use of Adesmia lotoides:None known
Known hazards of Adesmia lotoides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.