Herb latin name: Lycopus amplectens
Synonyms: Lycopus sessilifolius
Edible parts of Lycopus amplectens:Root. No more details are given.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Damp sands and peaty soils north to N. Carolina. Usually near the coast.
Propagation of Lycopus amplectens:Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first year. Plant them out into their permanent positions in early summer. Division in spring or autumn. 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:Damp sands and peaty soils north to N. Carolina. Usually near the coast.
Medicinal use of Lycopus amplectens:None known
Known hazards of Lycopus amplectens:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.