Root - raw or cooked. It is considered to be a delicacy
There are no material uses listed for Osmorhiza chilensis.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Osmorhiza chilensis.
Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise sow it in early spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
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Succeeds in any deep moisture-retentive soil in sun or dappled shade
Plants are hardy to about -20°c.
Well suited to naturalistic plantings in a woodland or wild garden
. A sweetly aromatic plant
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Osmorhiza chilensis.
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? 2.02.12.22.32.4 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)