Beggar Ticks - Bidens frondosa
Herb: Beggar Ticks
Latin name: Bidens frondosa
Edible parts of Beggar Ticks:Young leaves and stems - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Damp ground in waste places in California.
Propagation of Beggar Ticks:Seed - sow early spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in May. Alternatively, a sowing in situ in mid to late spring can be tried.
Cultivation of the herb:Damp ground in waste places in California.
Medicinal use of Beggar Ticks:None known
Known hazards of Bidens frondosa:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.