Herb latin name: Salvia glabrescens
Edible parts of Salvia glabrescens:The tender parts of the plant are eaten boiled.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Woods and thickets in mountains.
Propagation of Salvia glabrescens:Seed - sow March/April in a greenhouse. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. In areas where the plant is towards the limits of its hardiness, it is best to grow the plants on in a greenhouse for their first winter and plant them out in late spring of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood succeed at almost any time in the growing season.
Cultivation of the herb:Woods and thickets in mountains.
Medicinal use of Salvia glabrescens:None known
Known hazards of Salvia glabrescens:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.