Herb latin name: Geranium tuberosum


Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)



Edible parts of Geranium tuberosum:

Edible tubers. Up to 15mm wide.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
May

Habitat of the herb:

Cultivated ground, fields, vineyards and meadows.

Propagation of Geranium tuberosum:

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame or as soon as it is ripe in the summer. Division in late summer or early autumn. 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:

Cultivated ground, fields, vineyards and meadows.

Medicinal use of Geranium tuberosum:

None known

Known hazards of Geranium tuberosum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.