Herb latin name: Deinanthe bifida

Family: Hydrangeaceae

Edible parts of Deinanthe bifida:

Young leaves - cooked. Root - cooked.

Description of the plant:


40 cm
(1 foot)

August to

Habitat of the herb:

Woods in the mountains.

Propagation of Deinanthe bifida:

Seed - best surface sown as soon as it is ripe in a greenhouse. Do not allow the compost to dry out. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 2 months at 18C. Surface sow stored seed in early spring. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. When large enough, plant them out in early autumn or in spring. Division in spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

Woods in the mountains.

Medicinal use of Deinanthe bifida:

None known

Known hazards of Deinanthe bifida:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.