Dan Dao Zi Cai
Herb: Dan Dao Zi Cai
Latin name: Mazus stachydifolius
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Edible parts of Dan Dao Zi Cai:One report says that the young leaves might be edible when cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Trail sides, grassland, wet places at edge of forests, below 1500 metres.
Propagation of Dan Dao Zi Cai:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in the spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Trail sides, grassland, wet places at edge of forests, below 1500 metres.
Medicinal use of Dan Dao Zi Cai:None known
Known hazards of Mazus stachydifolius:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.