Herb latin name: Azorella fuegiana


Family: Umbelliferae



Edible parts of Azorella fuegiana:

Root - raw or cooked.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Perennial

Height:
5 cm
(2 inches)

Habitat of the herb:

Empetrum heath, open Chiliotrichum scrub, open grassland, sands and rock crevices from sea level to 250 metres. Extends northwards as far as latitude 50┬░south.

Propagation of Azorella fuegiana:

Seed - we have no details for this species but suggest sowing the seed in late winter in a cold frame. Grow on for at least the first winter in a greenhouse or frame and plant out in late spring. Division.

Cultivation of the herb:

Empetrum heath, open Chiliotrichum scrub, open grassland, sands and rock crevices from sea level to 250 metres. Extends northwards as far as latitude 50┬░south.

Medicinal use of Azorella fuegiana:

None known

Known hazards of Azorella fuegiana:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.