Herb latin name: Scabiosa japonica
Family: Dipsacaceae (Teasel Family)
Edible parts of Scabiosa japonica:Leaves - cooked. Eaten boiled. Root. No more details are given.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Sunny grassy slopes in mountains all over Japan.
Propagation of Scabiosa japonica:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. The seedlings are subject to damping off so water with care and make sure to give adequate ventilation. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots once they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Sunny grassy slopes in mountains all over Japan.
Medicinal use of Scabiosa japonica:None known
Known hazards of Scabiosa japonica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.