Herb latin name: Cardamine macrophylla
Edible parts of Cardamine macrophylla:Leaves and young shoots - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Forests and streamsides, 2100 - 3600 metres from Pakistan to S.W. China, most common in the west of its range.
Propagation of Cardamine macrophylla:Seed - sow outdoors in a seedbed in a shady position in April. Plant out in autumn or spring. Division in the spring. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer or following spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Forests and streamsides, 2100 - 3600 metres from Pakistan to S.W. China, most common in the west of its range.
Medicinal use of Cardamine macrophylla:None known
Known hazards of Cardamine macrophylla:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.