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Astragalus Milk Vetch

NZ $3.95

Description

One of the more important herbs in Chinese medicine. Thought to aid one's wellbeing through improving the immunity system, bolstering cardiovascular health along with having anti-viral and anti-inflammatory capabilities amongst others. Refer to google for more detailed information. The mature roots of 2/3 year old plants are the only parts used medicinally. Easy to grow in dry sandy free-draining soil where the rhizomous roots can be left undisturbed. 

Matures 2 years from transplant.

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Astragalus membranaceus

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
20-22 3-10 100cm-icon 100cm 60cm-icon 60cm 1.2.3 40 Transplant-icon Transplant Medicinal-icon Medicinal

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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