Seed - cooked
. It can be eaten boiled or ground into a powder and used with cereal flours to make bread etc[61, 257, K].
The seed of all species of thistles yields a good oil by expression
. No details of potential yields etc are given[K].
The roots are diuretic
Seed - sow early spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 8 weeks at 20°c
Division in spring or autumn.
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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. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
An easily grown plant, succeeding in any ordinary garden soil in a sunny position
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Cirsium pallidum. 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 Cirsium pallidum.
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