Herb latin name: Isatis glauca
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of Isatis glauca:Steppe and fallow fields, 800 - 1750 metres in Turkey.
Other uses of the herb:A blue dye is obtained from the leaves.
Propagation of Isatis glauca:Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ or in an outdoor seedbed. If seed is in short supply then it might be better to sow it in a cold frame in the spring. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle, and plant out in early summer. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Steppe and fallow fields, 800 - 1750 metres in Turkey.
Medicinal use of Isatis glauca:None known
Known hazards of Isatis glauca:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.