There are no edible uses listed for Acourtia microcephala.
There are no material uses listed for Acourtia microcephala.
A decoction of the plant has been used to bring about a very quick passage of the bowels
There are no medicinal uses listed for Acourtia microcephala.
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse in a gritty well-drained compost, and only just cover the seed. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter, being careful not to over-water. Plant out in late spring or early summer.
Division in the spring.
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Requires a freely draining gritty soil, preferably of fairly low fertility, and a position in full sun
. Dislikes winter wet.
Plants are not very hardy outdoors in Britain, though they should succeed in the milder areas of the country, especially if given the additional protection of a wall. They are hardy to about -10°c, so long as they are not too wet
. Excess moisture, especially in the winter, is the main cause of death.
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Acourtia microcephala.
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? 1.01.11.2 Moerman. D. Native American Ethnobotany Timber Press. Oregon. ISBN 0-88192-453-9 (1998-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
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