Herb latin name: Sanguisorba tenuifolia
Synonyms: Poterium tenuifolium
Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Edible parts of Sanguisorba tenuifolia:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Wet meadows and wet places along streams in lowland and mountain areas all over Japan.
Propagation of Sanguisorba tenuifolia: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 cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Wet meadows and wet places along streams in lowland and mountain areas all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Sanguisorba tenuifolia:None known
Known hazards of Sanguisorba tenuifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.