Herb latin name: Cirsium yezoense
Synonyms: Cnicus yezoensis
Edible parts of Cirsium yezoense:Young plant - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(6 1/2 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Woods, C. and N. Japan. Along streams and in and along temperate forests at elevations of 100 - 1000 metres.
Other uses of Cirsium yezoense:The seed of all species of thistles yields a good oil by expression. No details of potential yields etc are given.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow early spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 8 weeks at 20°C. Division in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of Cirsium yezoense:Woods, C. and N. Japan. Along streams and in and along temperate forests at elevations of 100 - 1000 metres.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Cirsium yezoense:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.