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Ligusticum hultenii - Fernald.

Common Name Hulten's Licorice Root
Family Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Near seashores, C. and N. Japan[58].
Range E. Asia - Japan to N. America - Alaska.
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Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Full sun
Ligusticum hultenii Hulten


Ligusticum hultenii Hulten

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Ligusticum hultenii is a PERENNIAL. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

L. scoticum hultenii. (Fern.)Calder.&Taylor.

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves  Root
Edible Uses:

Young plant and young shoots - raw or cooked.[46, 105, 177, 257]. Used as a substitute for celery[257]. The leaves are a good source of vitamins A and C[257]. Root[105]. No more details are given.

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in all areas of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in any well-drained soil in a sunny position[200].

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Propagation

The seed is best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame in the autumn. Stored seed should be sown as early in the year as possible in a greenhouse or cold frame[200]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer if they have grown large enough. Otherwise, keep them in a cold frame for the first winter and plant them out in early summer. Division in spring.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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