Herb latin name: Epilobium pyrricholophum
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)
Edible parts of Epilobium pyrricholophum:Young leaves and shoots - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Wet places in lowland and mountains all over Japan.
Propagation of Epilobium pyrricholophum: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:Wet places in lowland and mountains all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Epilobium pyrricholophum:None known
Known hazards of Epilobium pyrricholophum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.