Herb latin name: Aster hauptii
Synonyms: Aster fastigiatus, Galatella hauptii
Edible parts of Aster hauptii:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Steppes, stony slopes and shrubby formations, mainly in the mid-mountain zone.
Propagation of Aster hauptii:Seed - surface sow in spring in a cold frame. Do not allow the compost to become dry. Pre-chilling the seed for two weeks can improve germination rates. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks at 20°C. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Steppes, stony slopes and shrubby formations, mainly in the mid-mountain zone.
Medicinal use of Aster hauptii:None known
Known hazards of Aster hauptii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.