Herb latin name: Dendranthema nubigenum
Synonyms: Artemisia leptophylla, Chrysanthemum nubigenum, Tanacetum nubigenum
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of Dendranthema nubigenum:Open rocky places at elevations of 2600 - 4000 metres in Nepal.
Other uses of the herb:The leaves contain about 0.8% essential oils. The plant is used as an incense. The dried and powdered leaves have lice and insect repelling qualities.
Propagation of Dendranthema nubigenum:Seed - sow spring to early summer in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. It usually germinates in 10 - 18 days at 15°C but if it does not germinate within 4 weeks then try chilling the seed for 3 weeks in the salad compartment of a fridge. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Open rocky places at elevations of 2600 - 4000 metres in Nepal.
Medicinal use of Dendranthema nubigenum:None known
Known hazards of Dendranthema nubigenum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.