Herb latin name: Saxifraga cortusifolia
Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)
Edible parts of Saxifraga cortusifolia:Leaves - raw or cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Wet shaded places, especially on rocks and along streams in mountains, C. and S. Japan.
Propagation of Saxifraga cortusifolia:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in the spring. Surface sow, or only just cover the seed, and make sure that the compost does not dry out. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse or cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out in late spring after the last expected frosts. Division in spring. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Wet shaded places, especially on rocks and along streams in mountains, C. and S. Japan.
Medicinal use of Saxifraga cortusifolia:None known
Known hazards of Saxifraga cortusifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.