Herb latin name: Chaerophyllum villosum
Edible parts of Chaerophyllum villosum:Tender young leaves and shoots - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Moist shady places at elevations of 2100 - 3500 metres in Nepal,
Propagation of Chaerophyllum villosum:Seed - these notes are based on C. bulbosum, they might not apply to this species. Best sown in the autumn in situ. The seed has a very short viability or, according to another report, the seed becomes dormant if allowed to dry out and will not germinate for a year. If stored for a spring sowing it should be kept in damp sand in a cold but frost-free place and then sown in situ in March. Another alternative is to sow the seed in the autumn in a seed tray in a cold frame and then to sow the seed, soil and all, in early April in situ.
Cultivation of the herb:Moist shady places at elevations of 2100 - 3500 metres in Nepal,
Medicinal use of Chaerophyllum villosum:None known
Known hazards of Chaerophyllum villosum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.