Herb latin name: Plectranthus kameba
Synonyms: Amethystanthus excisus, Plectranthus excisus
Edible parts of Plectranthus kameba:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Woods in mountains, C. Japan.
Propagation of Plectranthus kameba:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in the spring. Only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in the spring. Division in the spring might be possible.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods in mountains, C. Japan.
Medicinal use of Plectranthus kameba:None known
Known hazards of Plectranthus kameba:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.