Herb latin name: Lysimachia eleutheroides
Family: Primulaceae (Primrose Family)
Edible parts of Lysimachia eleutheroides:Leaves - cooked. Fragrant, succulent and highly esteemed.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Moist ground in Szechwan.
Propagation of Lysimachia eleutheroides:Seed - sow autumn in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the 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:Moist ground in Szechwan.
Medicinal use of Lysimachia eleutheroides:None known
Known hazards of Lysimachia eleutheroides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.