Herb latin name: Osmorhiza aristata
Edible parts of Osmorhiza aristata:Root - raw or cooked. Peeled and eaten raw. Young plant - cooked. Young leafstalks - cooked. Boiled or added to soups etc.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Woods in hills and low mountains all over Japan.
Propagation of Osmorhiza aristata:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise sow it in early spring. 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.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods in hills and low mountains all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Osmorhiza aristata:None known
Known hazards of Osmorhiza aristata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.