Herb latin name: Euptelea polyandra
Edible parts of Euptelea polyandra:Leaves - cooked. A famine food, used when all else fails.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Forests in mountains, C. and S. Japan.
Propagation of Euptelea polyandra:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Layering.
Cultivation of the herb:Forests in mountains, C. and S. Japan.
Medicinal use of Euptelea polyandra:None known
Known hazards of Euptelea polyandra:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.