Herb latin name: Polygala reinii
Family: Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)
Medicinal use of Polygala reinii:Tonic.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Woods in hills and low mountains, C. Japan.
Propagation of Polygala reinii:Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. 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. Division. Cuttings of young shoots in a frame in late spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods in hills and low mountains, C. Japan.
Known hazards of Polygala reinii:Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, at least one member of this genus is said to be poisonous in large quantities.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.