Herb latin name: Synurus deltoides
Synonyms: Onopodum deltoides, Serratula atriplicifolia, Synurus palmatopinnatifidus indivisus
Edible parts of Synurus deltoides:Tender parts of the plant are eaten cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Forest margins, forests and meadows at elevations of 500 - 2200 metres in China.
Propagation of Synurus deltoides:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in spring. Surface sow or only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to dry out. 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 in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Forest margins, forests and meadows at elevations of 500 - 2200 metres in China.
Medicinal use of Synurus deltoides:None known
Known hazards of Synurus deltoides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.