Herb latin name: Cnidium japonicum
Edible parts of Cnidium japonicum:Leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Sandy places near seashores all over Japan.
Propagation of Cnidium japonicum:Seed - we have no details for this species but suggest sowing it as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. Alternatively, sow stored seed in late winter in a cold frame. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Sandy places near seashores all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Cnidium japonicum:None known
Known hazards of Cnidium japonicum:Although no specific mention has been found for this plant, at least one member of this genus has a report of toxicity so some caution is advised for this species.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.