Sweet Reed Grass
Herb: Sweet Reed Grass
Latin name: Cinna latifolia
Synonyms: Agrostis latifolia
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Edible parts of Sweet Reed Grass:Seed. No further details are given but the seed is very small and fiddly to utilize.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Woods and mountains in N. Japan. Damp woods in N. America.
Propagation of Sweet Reed Grass:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. 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.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods and mountains in N. Japan. Damp woods in N. America.
Medicinal use of Sweet Reed Grass:None known
Known hazards of Cinna latifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.