Marsh Willow Herb
Marsh Willow Herb - Epilobium palustre
Herb: Marsh Willow Herb
Latin name: Epilobium palustre
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)
Edible parts of Marsh Willow Herb:Leaves and young shoots - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Marshes, acid fens, ditches etc.
Propagation of Marsh Willow Herb:Seed - sow early spring in situ or as soon as the seed is ripe. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Marshes, acid fens, ditches etc.
Medicinal use of Marsh Willow Herb:None known
Known hazards of Epilobium palustre:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.