Herb latin name: Heldreichia rotundifolia
Synonyms: Heldreichia kotschyi
Edible parts of Heldreichia rotundifolia:Leaves - raw. Eaten like cress.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Screes and rocky slopes, 2000 - 2900 metres in Turkey.
Propagation of Heldreichia rotundifolia:Seed - sow spring 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.
Cultivation of the herb:Screes and rocky slopes, 2000 - 2900 metres in Turkey.
Medicinal use of Heldreichia rotundifolia:None known
Known hazards of Heldreichia rotundifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.