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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

Flower buds and leaves - raw or cooked[K]. A nice addition to salads or used as a condiment. The fresh or dried leaves are brewed into a delicious mint-like tea[1].

Unknown part

Leaves

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Pycnanthemum pilosum.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Pycnanthemum pilosum.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.

If there are sufficient seeds they can be sown in an outdoor seedbed in April.

Division in spring.

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Cultivation

Succeeds in most soils[2] but prefers a rich loamy soil in full sun or partial shade with plenty of moisture in the growing season[3]. A good butterfly plant[K].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Pycnanthemum pilosum. 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 Pycnanthemum pilosum.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Pycnanthemum pilosum
Genus
Pycnanthemum
Family
Labiatae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
5
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    References

    1. ? 1.01.1 Facciola. S. Cornucopia - A Source Book of Edible Plants. Kampong Publications ISBN 0-9628087-0-9 (1990-00-00)
    2. ? F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
    3. ? 3.03.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
    4. ? Fernald. M. L. Gray's Manual of Botany. American Book Co. (1950-00-00)