This article has been marked as incomplete and in need of reformatting. Please help us to improve it.

Practical Plants is a community wiki. You can edit this page to improve the quality of the information it contains. To learn how, please read the editing guide.

Uses

Edible uses

There are no edible uses listed for Phacelia tanacetifolia.

Material uses

Used as a green manure crop, but has not as yet (1980) been properly tested in Britain[1]. It is not very deep rooted.
There are no material uses listed for Phacelia tanacetifolia.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Phacelia tanacetifolia.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Green manure

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow in situ in late spring or late summer. The plant often self-sows.

Practical Plants is currently lacking information on propagation instructions of Phacelia tanacetifolia. Help us fill in the blanks! Edit this page to add your knowledge.



Cultivation

Succeeds in any moderately fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position[2]. Prefers a moist soil[3]. The flowers are a rich source of nectar and is occasionally grown commercially as a crop for bees[4][5][6].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Phacelia tanacetifolia. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Phacelia tanacetifolia.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Phacelia tanacetifolia
Genus
Phacelia
Family
Hydrophyllaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
?
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type

    "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.

    "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.


    "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.


    "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki., "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.






    References

    1. ? 1.01.1 Woodward. L. Burge. P. Green Manures. Elm Farm Research Centre. (1982-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
    3. ? International Bee Research Association. Garden Plants Valuable to Bees. International Bee Research Association. (1981-00-00)
    4. ? Uphof. J. C. Th. Dictionary of Economic Plants. Weinheim (1959-00-00)
    5. ? ? Flora Europaea Cambridge University Press (1964-00-00)
    6. ? Usher. G. A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man. Constable ISBN 0094579202 (1974-00-00)
    7. ? Munz. A California Flora. University of California Press (1959-00-00)

    "image:Phacelia.jpg|248px" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.