Herb latin name: Isodon inflexus
Synonyms: Ocimum inflexum, Plectranthus inflexus
Edible parts of Isodon inflexus:Leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Thin woods and thickets in hills and mountains all over Japan.
Propagation of Isodon inflexus:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in the spring. Only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in the spring. Division in the spring might be possible.
Cultivation of the herb:Thin woods and thickets in hills and mountains all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Isodon inflexus:None known
Known hazards of Isodon inflexus:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.