Herb latin name: Conanthera campanulata
Synonyms: Conanthera simsii
Edible parts of Conanthera campanulata:Root - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Found from the coast to the peaks of the Andes.
Propagation of Conanthera campanulata:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in early spring in a warm greenhouse. Sow the seed thinly so that the young plants can grow on undisturbed in the pot for their first year. Give the seedlings an occasional liquid feed during the growing season to ensure they do not become nutrient deficient. When the plants become dormant, pot up the small bulbs placing two or three in each pot. Grow on the plants for at least another 2 years in a greenhouse before planting them out when they are dormant. Division of offsets.
Cultivation of the herb:Found from the coast to the peaks of the Andes.
Medicinal use of Conanthera campanulata:None known
Known hazards of Conanthera campanulata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.