Herb latin name: Phyteuma japonicum
Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)
Edible parts of Phyteuma japonicum:Root - raw or cooked. Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Mountains, C. and S. Japan.
Propagation of Phyteuma japonicum:Seed - best sown in a greenhouse as soon as it is ripe in late summer, though it can also be sown in the spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed. Germination is usually very quick. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. Division in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Mountains, C. and S. Japan.
Medicinal use of Phyteuma japonicum:None known
Known hazards of Phyteuma japonicum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.