Herb latin name: Cacalia delphiniifolia
Synonyms: Parasenecio delphiniifolia
Edible parts of Cacalia delphiniifolia:Young leaves - raw, cooked or used as a flavouring.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Humus-rich soils in deciduous forests in mountains all over Japan.
Propagation of Cacalia delphiniifolia: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 forests in mountains all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Cacalia delphiniifolia:None known
Known hazards of Cacalia delphiniifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.