A resin is obtained from the plant
. Its uses are not given in the report but are possibly connected to its medicinal properties.
Hepatic. It is used in the treatment of liver and kidney problems
Seed - we have no details for this species but suggest sowing the seed in late winter in a cold frame. Grow on for at least the first winter in a greenhouse or frame and plant out in late spring.
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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 many parts of this country. It should also be very tolerant of maritime exposure. A mat forming plant, it can be up to 60cm in diameter
. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Requires a position in full sun in a well-drained gritty soil
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Azorella caespitosa. 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 Azorella caespitosa.
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Material uses & Functions
- Strong wind
- Maritime exposure
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? 1.01.11.21.184.108.40.206.7 Moore. D. M. Flora of Tierra del Fuego. Anthony Nelson. ISBN 0-904614-05-0 (1983-00-00)
? Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)