Herb latin name: Laserpitium siler

Family: Umbelliferae

Medicinal use of Laserpitium siler:


Description of the plant:


100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

Habitat of the herb:

Woods and rocky places in mountains.

Edible parts of Laserpitium siler:

The roots and seeds are used as a condiment.

Propagation of the herb:

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 their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in the spring.

Cultivation of Laserpitium siler:

Woods and rocky places in mountains.

Known hazards of Laserpitium siler:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.