Herb latin name: Arabis pendula
Synonyms: Arabis subpendula
Edible parts of Arabis pendula:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Woods and thickets in mountains, central and northern Japan.
Propagation of Arabis pendula:Seed - it is best to surface sow the seed as soon as it is ripe in a light position in a cold frame. Seed can also be sown in spring. It usually germinates in 2 - 3 weeks at 21°C. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods and thickets in mountains, central and northern Japan.
Medicinal use of Arabis pendula:None known
Known hazards of Arabis pendula:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.