There are no edible uses listed for Reineckia carnea.
A good ground cover for shady positions
There are no material uses listed for Reineckia carnea.
The root is appetizer, cardiotonic and vulnerary
. Strengthens the memory
Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame if this is possible. Stored seed is likely to be slow to germinate and might take a year or more. Sow it in a cold frame as soon as it is received. 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.
Divide in early spring.
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Succeeds in most soils
, preferring one that is rich in humus and a position in semi-shade
. An attractive shade tolerant ground cover plant for neutral or acidic soils
Plants seldom flower well in areas such as Britain with cool summers, they need warm dry conditions in late summer in order to ripen well and initiate flower production
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Reineckia carnea. 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 Reineckia carnea.
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