Herb latin name: Filipendula multijuga


Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)



Edible parts of Filipendula multijuga:

Young shoot tips - cooked.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
120 cm
(4 feet)

Flowering:
July to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Mountains, C. and S. Japan.

Propagation of Filipendula multijuga:

Seed - best sown in the autumn in a cold frame. The seed can also be sown in a cold frame in spring, germinating best at a temperature of 10 - 13C. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer if they have grown enough. If not, keep them in a cold frame for the winter and plant them out in late spring. Division in autumn or winter. 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:

Mountains, C. and S. Japan.

Medicinal use of Filipendula multijuga:

None known

Known hazards of Filipendula multijuga:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.