Herb latin name: Arthropodium cirrhatum


Family: Asphodelaceae



Edible parts of Arthropodium cirrhatum:

Rhizome - cooked.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Perennial

Height:
100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

Flowering:
May

Habitat of the herb:

Rocky cliffs near the sea, often in colonies, on North and South Islands north of latitude 42° 30?s

Propagation of Arthropodium cirrhatum:

Seed - sow late winter in a cold greenhouse. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on for at least their first winter in a greenhouse. Plant out in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

Rocky cliffs near the sea, often in colonies, on North and South Islands north of latitude 42° 30?s

Medicinal use of Arthropodium cirrhatum:

None known

Known hazards of Arthropodium cirrhatum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.