Herb latin name: Cacalia auriculata
Synonyms: Parasenecio auriculata
Edible parts of Cacalia auriculata:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Humus rich soils in deciduous woods in the mountains of central and northern Japan.
Propagation of Cacalia auriculata:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in spring in a cold frame. Surface sow or only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in light shade until they are large enough to plant out. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Humus rich soils in deciduous woods in the mountains of central and northern Japan.
Medicinal use of Cacalia auriculata:None known
Known hazards of Cacalia auriculata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.