Tender young leaves - cooked as a vegetable
There are no material uses listed for Megacodon stylophorus.
A paste of the root is applied as a poultice to wounds and swellings
Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame if this is possible. Otherwise sow it in early spring in a cold frame. Prick the seedlings out into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse or cold frame for at least their first winter. Plant out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer.
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Requires a humus rich soil and a cool moist root run in a shelterd position in dappled shade
. Plants succeed well on the margins of ponds, close to streams (but not at the water's edge), or in the peat, bog or woodland garden
It is best to give the crowns of the plant some protection such as a mulch of bracken in the winter.
Plants are very prone to attack by slugs.
A very ornamental plant, especially when planted in groups
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Megacodon stylophorus. 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 Megacodon stylophorus.
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? 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)