There are no edible uses listed for Ligularia amplexicaulis.
There are no material uses listed for Ligularia amplexicaulis.
The stems, leaves and flowers are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have an astringent taste and a cooling potency
. Digestive and emetic, they are used in the treatment of vomiting from indigestion
The pounded root is applied as a poultice to sprains and dislocated bones
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Division in spring. 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 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 is likely to succeed in many parts of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Prefers a deep moist or even boggy fertile humus-rich soil. Succeeds in sun or semi-shade.
Plants often wilt on bright windy days.
The young growth in spring is very susceptible to damage by slugs and snails
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Ligularia amplexicaulis.
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