Herb latin name: Carpesium triste
Edible parts of Carpesium triste:Young plant - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Found in humus-rich soils in deciduous forests in all regions of Japan. Leafy mixed forests in Siberia.
Propagation of Carpesium triste:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to dry out. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a cold frame for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Found in humus-rich soils in deciduous forests in all regions of Japan. Leafy mixed forests in Siberia.
Medicinal use of Carpesium triste:None known
Known hazards of Carpesium triste:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.