Herb latin name: Conandron ramondioides
Edible parts of Conandron ramondioides:Leaves - cooked. Used as a famine food when all else fails.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Wet rocky cliffs in the mountains of C. and S. Japan. Streamside rocks, rocky cliffs in forests at elevations of 600 - 1300 metres in China.
Propagation of Conandron ramondioides:Seed - surface sow as soon as it is ripe in a greenhouse. Do not let the pots dry out and give artificial light during the winter. The seed can also be surface sown in spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Wet rocky cliffs in the mountains of C. and S. Japan. Streamside rocks, rocky cliffs in forests at elevations of 600 - 1300 metres in China.
Medicinal use of Conandron ramondioides:None known
Known hazards of Conandron ramondioides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.