Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Centaurea jacea.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Centaurea jacea.
Division in autumn. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer or following spring. This should be done at least once every three years in order to maintain the vigour of the plant.Basal cuttings in spring. Harvest the shoots when they are about 10 - 15cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.
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This species is hardy to at least -15°c.Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer.
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Polycultures & Guilds
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