Herb latin name: Ligularia intermedia
Edible parts of Ligularia intermedia:Young leaves - cooked. Eaten with rice.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Stream banks, grassy slopes, forest understories and alpine meadows at elevations of 100 - 3400 metres.
Propagation of Ligularia intermedia:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring. Very easy, 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:Stream banks, grassy slopes, forest understories and alpine meadows at elevations of 100 - 3400 metres.
Medicinal use of Ligularia intermedia:None known
Known hazards of Ligularia intermedia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.