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Mazus miquelii - Makino.

Common Name Miquel's mazus
Family Scrophulariaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Found in wet places, it is especially abundant around paddy fields, lowland C. and S. Japan[58].
Range E. Asia - China, Japan.
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Weed Potential No
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Moist Soil Wet Soil Full sun
Mazus miquelii Miquel


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Mazus miquelii is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in). It is in flower from April to August, and the seeds ripen from April to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist or wet soil.

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Synonyms

M. rotundifolius. M. rugosus stoloniferus. M. stoloniferus. Linderna japonica. pro parte.

Habitats

 Bog Garden; Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves
Edible Uses:

Young leaves - cooked[177].

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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 could succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in any moderately fertile well-drained but moisture-retentive loamy soil in a sunny position[200].

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Propagation

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in the spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. 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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Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Mazus pumilusJapanese mazusAnnual0.2 0-0  LMHNM11 
Mazus stachydifoliusDan Dao Zi CaiPerennial0.4 -  LMHNM10 

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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