There are no edible uses listed for Fabiana imbricata.
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The dried leaves and twigs are cholagogue, a valuable terebinthic diuretic and tonic
.It is largely used in the treatment of acute urinary bladder catarrh, giving very favourable results where urinary irritation where irritation is caused by gravel
. It is contra-indicated where there is organic disease of the kidneys
Seed - sow in a well-drained sandy soil in the greenhouse
. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Greenwood cuttings, rooted with gentle bottom heat, summer in a cold frame
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Succeeds in a sunny position in a light well-drained soil
Plants are not very hardy in Britain, growing best in areas that receive little or no frost.
The cultivar 'Violacea' is generally faster growing and is somewhat hardier than the type, tolerating temperatures down to about -5°c
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? 1.01.11.21.3 Grieve. A Modern Herbal. Penguin ISBN 0-14-046-440-9 (1984-00-00)
? 2.02.12.22.32.42.5 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
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